What is SignalR?
SignalR allows bi-directional communication between server and client. Servers can now push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. SignalR supports Web Sockets, and falls back to other compatible techniques for older browsers. SignalR includes APIs for connection management (for instance, connect and disconnect events), grouping connections, and authorization.
SignalR is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
SignalR is an open source tool with 8.3K GitHub stars and 2.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to SignalR's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses SignalR?
49 companies reportedly use SignalR in their tech stacks, including ViaVarejo, accuRx, and XYZ Technology.
260 developers on StackShare have stated that they use SignalR.
Pros of SignalR
Supports .NET server
Fallback to SSE, forever frame, long polling
Ease of use
SignalR Alternatives & Comparisons
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