Chapter 5. Mobile Web App
In the previous chapter, we looked at the creation of a native desktop application, meant for distribution on the Windows Store. In this chapter, we will create a web application that lets a user log in, and see other users in the same physical area on a map. We will be using the following technologies:
- ASP.NET MVC 4: This lets you build web applications using the Model-View-Controller design pattern and asynchronous programming
- SignalR: This is an asynchronous two-way communication framework
- HTML5 GeoLocation: This provides real-world location to the application
- Client-side mapping with Google: This is to visualize geospatial information
These technologies together let you create very powerful web applications, and with ASP.NET ...