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    Live Update?

    Ric Carey started this topic January 24, 2012 @ 12:26, Go directly to the topic solution

    Pretty new to asp.net.

    Coming from a php background, razor isnt to dissimilar for me.

    Ive got a macro rending out some images. How can i get then to automatically update on the rendered page? Some sort of Ajax?

     

    So the user updates them and then the website updates as it happens. I also want to control the change with Jquery.

     

    Is this possible? Any help is apprectiated.

     

     


  • Ismail Mayat posted this reply January 24, 2012 @ 12:42

    Ric,

    By default when new image is added the website will update however it would need a page refresh.  Do you mean page update without refresh? If so then you need to take a look at SignalR see http://joeriks.com/2011/11/21/using-signalr-with-umbraco-to-broadcast-messages-or-chat-15-minutes/ also the page http://our.umbraco.org/now is built using signalR.

    Regards

     

    Ismail


  • Ric Carey posted this reply January 24, 2012 @ 12:47

    Ahh Nice One


  • Avatar856posts1571karma
    Comment with ID: 105179
    Jonas Eriksson posted this reply January 25, 2012 @ 12:16

    Hi Ric,

    following up on our short twitter discussion

    so you're doing live image updates on publish with the help of signalR? That is really cool, I would love to read more about how you progress.

    cheers

    Jonas

    /the link to doc about hooking to publish event http://umbraco.com/follow-us/blog-archive/2008/12/10/working-with-events-in-umbraco-version-4.aspx


  • Avatar770posts1442karma
    Comment with ID: 105435
    Simon Dingley posted this reply January 26, 2012 @ 12:38

    I have simialr requirements for a live updates system to roll out and this looks quite interesting, Ric did you get anywhere with your solution - anything to look out for?


  • Ric Carey posted this reply January 27, 2012 @ 10:11

    I used Jonas' example (http://joeriks.com/2011/11/21/using-signalr-with-umbraco-to-broadcast-messages-or-chat-15-minutes/) and then edited the MyConnections.cs file to send the broadcast on publish. Its really quite a simple plug-in and play kind of system when youve got an example to play with.

    Ill tweet you an example of it in action when im done Jonas.


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