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The death of the page refresh: Real-time web messaging with SignalR  

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Beginner
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5:00 PM Saturday
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8401
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Repetitive Refresh Syndrome (RRS), the irresistible urge to continuously refresh a webpage, strikes hundreds every year. Well, OK, not really but why in the age of modern web apps are you still making your users refresh to update a page on your site? Instead, you should use real-time asynchronous messaging between client and server to create a seamless and immediate experience for your users. This talk will introduce you to SignalR, Microsoft’s asynchronous library for adding real-time communication to your web applications. I'll show you using concrete examples, how SignalR makes adding asynchronous messaging to your web application trivial, letting you make your users happier and keep them RRS free.

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Devin Rader

Devin Rader spends his day’s extoling the virtues of Twilio, the simple cloud telephony platform. Before that he worked at Infragistics where he focused on delivering great user experiences to developers using their controls. As a participant in several .NET user groups and former INETA board member, Devin is an active supporter of the .NET community. He's also the co-author of multiple books including Professional Silverlight 4 and Professional ASP.NET 4. Follow Devin on twitter @devinrader
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