Time Tortoise: Using SignalR with UWP

SignalR

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page.

To communicate with its companion app, Time Tortoise needs to use sockets. In recent weeks, I have been experimenting with socket communication between a UWP client app and a server running in a console app. This architecture works when everything is set up and running as intended. But it can be tricky to make sockets robust. So this week I’m looking into adding a layer that makes sockets easier to use and more resistant to unexpected failures.

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Time Tortoise: Notification Icon

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. To build a companion app that implements functionality that a UWP app can’t, […]

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Time Tortoise: A Companion App

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. Last week, I brought up some limitations of UWP apps, including one that […]

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Time Tortoise: Working Around UWP Limitations

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. I decided to use the Univeral Windows Platform for Time Tortoise because I’m […]

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Time Tortoise: Creating an App Package

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. Last week I covered some of the requirements for self-hosting Time Tortoise. The […]

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Time Tortoise: Self-Hosting

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. As I mentioned last week, Time Tortoise is almost at the point where […]

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Time Tortoise: An Early Fit and Finish Pass

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. Although far from done, Time Tortoise now has some basic functionality for tracking […]

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Time Tortoise: Unit Testing Update

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. Last week, I added some functionality to filter time segments by start date. […]

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Time Tortoise: Timers

This is one in a series of articles about Time Tortoise, a Universal Windows Platform app for planning and tracking your work schedule. For more on the development of this app and the ideas behind it, see my Time Tortoise category page. Consider the basic Time Tortoise workflow: Select an activity Start the timer Do […]

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