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  1. mongodb / nosql support

    For a few of us, we are constrained with having to use mongodb or other nosql databases instead of an RDBMS.

    It would be good if we have a some sort of native mongodb support or at least a few examples/patterns of how to go about a full mongodb/servicestack solution. I understand that we have examples of redis usage but, we do not have authentication and other similar aspects as examples.

    Love the tooling still! yet hate to work with anything else now (you spoiled us!) that I have to work with mongodb.

    Cheers!
    -Simo

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      • Auto Batched Requests - return responses up to error

        When an error occurs processing a batch of requests, the responses for the successful requests are lost. It would be helpful if these successful response are returned along with the error that stopped further processing.

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        • Create a CognitoAuthFeature

          I'd like to be able to incorporate my Cognito User Pool as an authentication and role provider.

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          • Two Factor Authentication Feature

            Two Factor Authentication is a pretty standard thing nowadays, it even comes baked into the typical ASP.NET Core Identity system. It would be nice if Service Stack had this feature as well. We are working on porting a legacy application from ASP.NET to ServiceStack and this is a requirement for government applications (some form of TFA).

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            • Add Emailing functionality to Verify Account, Request Password Reset

              It would be a good idea for users when using Service Stack Authentication to have functionality like Asp.net Identity to Verify their account, reset their password.

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              • Deeper SignalR Integration

                I'd like to see a deeper integration between ServiceStack and SignalR. Here are a few ideas that I've so far ran into...

                1. A Hub Authorization Attribute which implements IAuthorizeHubConnection and/or IAuthorizeHubMethodInvocation.

                2. Some sort of JsonServiceClient integration with HubConnections. Maybe automatically associating Cookies with a new HubConnection. Plus exception handling wrappers (i.e. Like an Unauthorized exception is thrown within a SignalR exception).

                3. Centralized documentation outlining what needs to be changed in the web.config for SignalR to co-exist with ServiceStack. Also why the UseBufferedStream property should be enabled for SignalR.

                4. This might require a separate feature request but…

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                  The way ServiceStack and SignalR will be able to integrate in future will be through .NET Core’s IApplicationBuilder pipeline which by design supports running multiple frameworks within the same App that can now share the same default route namespace.

                  From the v4.5.2, ServiceStack now supports running on .NET Core, please see the guide in the full release notes which shows how to register ServiceStack’s AppHost in .NET Core: http://docs.servicestack.net/releases/v4.5.2.html

                  SignalR for .NET Core has yet to be released but it’s expected you’ll be able to access SignalR via its dependencies registered in .NET Core’s Startup which will also be injected in your Services like normal IOC dependencies.

                  We’ll update this feature request again with an example showing a demo of ServiceStack + SignalR together in the same App once SignalR is available on .NET Core in 2017.

                • Support the Oracle OrmLite provider

                  Currently Oracle is not a supported OrmLite provider that's listed on:
                  http://servicestack.net/download

                  Vote for this feature request if you would like to see the OrmLite Oracle provider officially supported.

                  32 votes
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                  • Web App support for accessing remote ServiceStack services

                    Templates has a sendToGateway option. In a Web App it would be good if settings could be provided for the baseUrl for the ServiceStack service which should receive the request.

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                    • Support Upsert with MySQL

                      AWS Charges by the IOp, not supporting UPSERT effectively doubles the cost (and reduces the performance) of running mysql/mariadb on that platform with the SELECT/INSERT behavior of OrmLite

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                      • Support more sql math operators

                        Extend https://github.com/WBPuge/ServiceStack.OrmLite/blob/master/src/ServiceStack.OrmLite/Expressions/Sql.cs
                        to support following sql math operators:
                        Sign
                        Abs
                        Floor
                        Ceil/Ceiling
                        Round(x, y)

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                        • Help Pluralsight update their video on Servicestack and/or the solution

                          Help Pluralsight update their videos on Servicestack and/or show how to update their example solutions to the latest version of Servicestack.
                          Another alternative is to offer an updated version of the videos example code localy (somewhere at servicestack.net/github.com).

                          I tried to do a update to the latest versions myself and I ran into loads of problems. To the extent that i gave up.

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                          • Allow custom type converter for CSV parser

                            The only thing that keeps me from dropping CsvHelper and using SS Csv capabilities for everything is that quite often I need a custom type converter.

                            For instance sometimes currency is a mix of numbers and letters or there can be inconsistent data.

                            If there was a way to register a method that would receive the raw column values and alter them then this would make it much more versatile in my opinion.

                            3 votes
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                            • Update links in Community resources

                              I went trough the links in chapter:
                              Community Resources September 20, 2015
                              on page:
                              http://docs.servicestack.net/create-webservice-from-scratch

                              to have a look on how old the articles where. There where a number of not found:s as well as one very graphic adult nude gymnastic site...
                              The entries still there where a bit on the old side.


                              Creating A Simple Service Using ServiceStack by Shashi Jeevan 11/19/2014
                              Introducing ServiceStack by @dotnetcurry ???????????????
                              Create web services in .NET in a snap with ServiceStack by @techrepublic August 5, 2014
                              How to build web services in MS.Net using ServiceStack by @kishoreborra July 29, 2014
                              Getting Started with…

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                                • Port AspNetWindowsAuthentication To .Net Core

                                  At present, the AspNetWindowsAuthentication is not supported in .NET Core. ASP.NET Core does allow for Windows Authentication (through IIS reverse proxy), so it would be great to have support for this in ServiceStack.

                                  I made an attempt at porting it myself, and it kind of works, though I'm sure I'm missing some subtleties on how it works, as I sometimes get "header already set" errors on some requests. In case this never gets picked up, here's a gist of my attempt:

                                  https://gist.github.com/darkonejr/7bcdcf7aea9fee7d21329fd58de5d43d

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Expand Generic Type when documenting responses

                                    We have an application that always return an AppContentResponse<T>. AppContentResponse contains some properties that are present in every response of every method we have, while the T is the actually Type of the response.

                                    When we look at the metadata documentation, ServiceStack generates the documentation for AppContentResponse<T> without also documenting T. The strange thing is that if I create a class that actually implements AppContentResponse<TypeOfThatResponse>, both types get automatically documented.

                                    I filed an issue at https://forums.servicestack.net/t/expand-generic-type-when-documenting-responses/5676 if you are looking for more details.

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                                    • Silence code analysis for "Add ServiceStack reference..." generated code.

                                      The generated code does not conform to company rules so I get a bunch of useless warnings when I run code analysis on my solution.

                                      Just adding a

                                      // <auto-generated>
                                      // This code was generated by ServiceStack.
                                      // </auto-generated>

                                      block above or below the /* Options: */ block would be enough to exclude the generated file from code analysis.

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                                      • Support for ServiceStack Client in NativeScript applications

                                        I think that ServiceStack TypeScript client does not work in NativeScript + Angular2 applications, as I am getting a bunch of weird errors when trying that (in Fetch module).

                                        I installed the module as this:
                                        npm install --save @servicestack/client

                                        Is there support for the TypeScript client in NativeScript applications? If not, Id like there to be =)

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                                        • Support change MaxLimit of query feature for specific dto

                                          Support change MaxLimit of query feature for specific dto

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