Using Toastr With SignalR

John Holland .NET, ASP.NET, Development Technology, Tutorial 1 Comment

When you submit data to the server within a Single-Page Application (SPA), you are not performing the usual form post of data that would generate a new page load. Rather, you send the data using AJAX and are able to parse the response returned by the API using JavaScript and can act accordingly. In the past, this would most likely come in the form of an alert or populating a div with the appropriate message. This approach did what I needed it to do, essentially notifying the user of success or failure and allowing them to move on with their work.

Enter Toastr. Now I can have a non-blocking, consistent way in which to display these messages to the user, that are styled respective to the type of message it is. This is where the story gets interesting. So with this easy to use, non-blocking, consistent way of displaying messages, you can pair it up with SignalR and provide that same messaging from the server-side.

In this blog, we will demonstrate the use of the Toastr messaging library and how, when you couple it with SignalR, it can provide you with an easy-to-use, consistent messaging alternative.

Implementing A Bounded Context

David Pitt Microservices, Tutorial 4 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 5 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Arguably one of the most difficult Microservices patterns to apply and implement is the bounded context. The bounded context concept originated in Domain-Driven Design (DDD) circles. It promotes an object-model-first approach to …

Tutorial: RabbitMQ with Spring Framework

Zhihua Douglas Dong Java, Spring, Tutorial 13 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 8 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.In this quick tutorial, we will create a RabbitMQ Template to send messages to an exchange. The exchange we are working to send a message to is named “TUTORIAL-EXCHANGE” with a routing …