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SignalR Real-time Application Cookbook

By : Roberto Vespa
Book Image

SignalR Real-time Application Cookbook

By: Roberto Vespa

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
SignalR Real-time Application Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Calling back the caller from a Hub's method

With this recipe, we are actually starting to look at more interesting and real-time SignalR features. We will see how a Hub can call back into a client that just performed a remote method call.

Getting ready

Before starting with this recipe, we need to create a new empty web application, which we'll call Recipe06.

How to do it…

Let's start building the server-side portion of this recipe using the following steps:

  1. We must first add a Hub called EchoHub.

  2. We must then add an OWIN Startup class named Startup, containing just a simple app.MapSignalR(); bootstrap call inside the Configuration() method.

  3. Let's make the Hub's content look like the following:

    using System;
    using Microsoft.AspNet.SignalR;
    using Microsoft.AspNet.SignalR.Hubs;
    namespace Recipe06
        public class EchoHub : Hub
            public void Hello()
                var msg = string.Format("Greetings {0}, it's