Lighting Up Real-Time Web Communications with SignalR

Web Devs, are you curious about ASP.NET SignalR and its appeal throughout the dev community? You have probably heard how it makes developing real-time web functionality easy and how it enables bi-directional communication between server and client. You can use it for games, inventory apps, e-commerce, and much more. There are many reasons it is the #1 most-watched .NET GitHub project, and it grows in popularity every day!

In this second in the MVA Web Wednesdays series, join entertaining experts from Microsoft, Jon Galloway and Brady Gaster, along with special guests Damian Edwards and David Fowler, for a detailed, step-by-step walk-through on how to add real-time HTTP to your web apps. See how SignalR can be used across virtually any .NET application platform or device, from phones to cloud applications. Start with the basics and ramp up quickly, with dozens of interesting demos and practical applications. Join the team for a fun-filled day of real-time goodness!

Course Outline:

  • ​Introduction to SignalR
  • SignalR on the Web
  • SignalR on the Client
  • Scaling with SignalR
Instructor Team
Jon Galloway | Microsoft ​​Development Platform Evangelist | @jongalloway

Jon Galloway works at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist focused on ASP.NET and Azure Web Sites. He's co-author of Wrox Professional MVC, writes samples and tutorials, like the MVC Music Store, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and international Web Camps events. Jon has been doing professional web development for 17 years, including high-scale applications in financial, entertainment, and healthcare analytics. He is part of the Herding Code podcast, and you can follow him on his blog.

Brady Gaster | Windows Azure SDK​Program Manager | @bradygaster
Brady Gaster is a Program Manager on the Windows Azure SDK team at Microsoft. He helps create tools and SDKs to make it easier for developers to party in the cloud, like the Windows Azure Management Libraries, the Windows Azure Java SDK, and the Visual Studio Web Tools Extensions. He likes to talk about his favorite technologies, Windows Azure, SignalR, ASP.NET, Web API, and Windows 8 Store application development, in sessions and on his blog.
Live Event Details
September 24, 2014
9:00am–3:00pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Intermediate to advanced developers

Familiarity with ASP.NET and JavaScript