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18 May 2015
18 May 2015

ASP.NET SignalR: Old-fashioned Polling, Just Done Better

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A website often needs to update a page as the underlying data changes. You can, of course, just poll the server every few seconds on the browser via JavaScript, but to receive live updates from a site it is better to push data to the browser, using server-based SignalR. This uses web sockets to do this rather than browser-based polling where web sockets are supported on the browser. Dino explains how.… Read more
14 December 2012
14 December 2012

Exploring HTML Prototypes with Git

Git isn't just for source code, but it also helps with the prototyping of the user interface. It allows for faster iteration and a better structure for making and recording design decisions. GitHub for Windows provides an way to visualize what decisions are available and to work on several possible alternatives independently.… Read more