In the modern web, real-time asynchronous messaging between client and server lets you provide a more seamless experience to your users, increase your application performance, and reduce your server load. This talk will introduce you to SignalR, Microsoft's asynchronous library for building real-time web applications, and show how you can use it to easily add asynchronous messaging to your web application in just a few lines of code.
About the Speaker
Devin Rader spends his day’s extoling the virtues of Twilio, the amazingly simple cloud telephony platform. Before that he worked at Infragistics where he focused on delivering great user experiences to developers using their controls. He’s done work on all of the .NET platforms, but most recently has been focused on ASP.NET and Silverlight. As a co-founder of the St. Louis .NET User Group, a current board member of the Central New Jersey .NET User Group and a former INETA board member, he’s an active supporter of the .NET developer community. He’s also the co-author or technical editor of numerous books on .NET including Wrox’s Professional Silverlight 4 and Wrox’s Professional ASP.NET 4.
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