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Pros of gRPC
Pros of SignalR
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    Higth performance
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    The future of API
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    Easy setup
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    Supports .NET server
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    Fallback to SSE, forever frame, long polling
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    Open source
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    Ease of use
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Cons of gRPC
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      Requires jQuery
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      Expertise hard to get
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      Weak iOS and Android support
    • 1
      Big differences between ASP.NET and Core versions

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    What is gRPC?

    gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment. It can efficiently connect services in and across data centers with pluggable support for load balancing, tracing, health checking...

    What is SignalR?

    SignalR allows bi-directional communication between server and client. Servers can now push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. SignalR supports Web Sockets, and falls back to other compatible techniques for older browsers. SignalR includes APIs for connection management (for instance, connect and disconnect events), grouping connections, and authorization.

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