I am trying to build an enterprise chat application in asp.net (c#) but I am new to c sharp and I want to know the best approach to doing this.

Though I have done some research. I discovered web sockets for javascript, pushback mechanism.
But I want to know if asp.net / c# as some very good techniques to doing this

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I agree, use SignalR. True sockets will only be used where both the browser and web server support it. However, SignalR will degrade to using other technologies such as forever frames or long polling.

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Use signalR in C#. SignalR is not officially released by microsoft yet but it will really useful for chat application.

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I agree, use SignalR. True sockets will only be used where both the browser and web server support it. However, SignalR will degrade to using other technologies such as forever frames or long polling.
http://www.asp.net/signalr

Also, I'm pretty sure SignalR is now officially released by Microsoft. You can also install it via nuget.

thanks alot, am really greatful

If you need any help....I am always open....
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