This first recipe of the chapter is very simple, and in a way similar to the others we saw in Chapter 1, Understanding the Basics; however, the focus will be lesser on the process and the parts involved and more on specific Hub features. We'll learn a simple way to count how many times a Hub method is called by the connected clients.
Before writing the code of this recipe, we need to create a new empty web application, which we'll call
We're ready to actually start adding our SignalR bits by performing the following steps:
Let's add a Hub called
EchoHub. Behind the scenes, this action references a NuGet package called Microsoft.AspNet.SignalR, which then brings a few more packages.
Then we add an OWIN Startup class named
Startup, which contains just a simple
app.MapSignalR()bootstrap call inside the
It is important to highlight the fact that it is recommended to add a Hub to the...