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SignalR Real-time Application Cookbook by Roberto Vespa

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Connecting to a Hub from a .NET application

In the context of the Adding a Hub to a self-hosting application recipe, we already mentioned that SignalR can be used in the context of a generic standalone process, and we detailed how this can be leveraged for the server-side portion of an application. Thanks to the .NET client library, we can apply the same reasoning on the client side, enabling traditional Windows applications to connect to any SignalR server. In this recipe, we'll learn how to use the .NET SignalR client inside a simple console application. For the server portion to connect to, we'll make use of what we did in the Adding a Hub to a self-hosting application recipe, so please make sure you have the code from that recipe ready and ...

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