SignalR, ActionFilters and ASP.NET Web API

Mahesh Chand Feb 28, 2013
How about, to avoid any controller-level noise, messaging the connected SignalR subscribers from ActionFilters? While this approach might not be applicable in all scenarios, when it is, I think it could provide a nice layer of separation.
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There have been quite a few examples circulating on the web on how one would use SignalR together with Web API. It all started after Brad Wilson had a great example on calling SignalR from API controllers at NDC Oslo 2012.

Even on this blog we looked at calling SignalR from Web API ITraceWriter to provide realtime tracing capabilities.

How about, to avoid any controller-level noise, messaging the connected SignalR subscribers from ActionFilters? While this approach might not be applicable in all scenarios, when it is, I think it could provide a nice layer of separation.

Continue reading Filip's blog here >
Mahesh Chand

C# Corner founder, 10-times Microsoft MVP, technical author, and software architect. Mahesh authored his first book, A Programmer’s Guide to ADO.NET in C# with APress at the age of 25. C# Corner is a memb... Read more

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