Using the return value of a Hub method

So far, we examined different ways to push information from a server Hub to the connected clients; in particular, we saw how to perform a client-side call just on the caller in the Calling back the caller from a Hub's method recipe. All these techniques have one thing in common: the remote call is performed through the Clients member exposed by Hub. However, in the special case of communicating just with the caller, we can use a different, and in some way more natural, way to do it: have the Hub method return a value.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we need a new empty web application, which we'll call Recipe13.

How to do it…

We're ready to start adding our SignalR stuff, as usual. We need to perform the next ...

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