Note: This package is not actively developed. Please consider an alternative such as SignalR.

This preview package provides functionality for writing WebSocket-enabled server applications on Windows 8 using ASP.NET and WCF. Requires .NET 4.5 RC and Windows 8 RC.

Install-Package Microsoft.WebSockets -Version
dotnet add package Microsoft.WebSockets --version
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.WebSockets" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.WebSockets --version
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This package has no dependencies.

NuGet packages (4)

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Provides WebSocket support to Nancy applications running on an ASP.NET host.
For internal use in Widebot products.
For internal use in Widebot products.
For internal use in Widebot products.

GitHub repositories (3)

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A native HTML4 / HTML5 Remote Desktop Protocol and SSH client
Connect tiny devices to Microsoft Azure services to build IoT solutions
Samples from ASP.NET Web API 2: Recipes book.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 327,386 12/14/2015
0.2.3 88,420 6/12/2012