Real-time technologies have become integral to many of our favorite apps including Microsoft Team’s group chat and Office 365’s co-authoring feature. Users expect to instantly respond to information as it changes in real-time. To support this, business leaders are demanding applications that facilitate real-time interactions with end customers. With about 3 million downloads to date,SignalRis a popular ASP.NET library that makes it incredibly simple to add real-time functionality to web applications.
Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of theAzure SignalR Service. This fully-managed service allows you to use ASP.NET Core SignalR to build real-time experiences such as chat, stock tickers, live dashboards, and more, all without worrying about capacity provisioning, scaling, or persistent connections.