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  1. Support OAuth2 on .net core

    At the moment, the *OAuth2 Providers for ServiceStack* library does not support .net core, as explained by mythz in this StackOverflow answer:

    > ServiceStack's OAuth2 depends on DotNetOpenAuth which unfortunately doesn't support .NET Core so there's currently no support for OAuth2 - https://stackoverflow.com/a/42344183/969613

    Google Authentication is a feature requirement on my current project, so this one thing is preventing us from moving to .net core, support for this would be great.

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    • Add SAML 2.0 auth provider

      Add SAML 2.0 as built in auth provider. Really useful for Azure AD SSO.

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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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        • ADOMD.net Orm provider addition and would work with AutoQuery

          ADOMD.net Cubes as a source of data. I think this would be huge in adding a provider to the mix and utilize Analysis Service cubes to return faster data/query's for warehouse service use.

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          • Improve QueryStringSerializer.SerializeToString to use lowercase bools

            Right now, bools are serialized uppercase since that's the default ToString behavior of .NET.

            Consider changing this behavior by checking for bool when serializing and using .ToString().ToLower(), or introduce a setting to control this. It's web standard to use lowercase bools in query strings.

            More info/discussion:
            https://github.com/ServiceStack/Issues/issues/586

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            • Autoquery to support Group By

              The AutoQuery plugin is great especially for use with many front end grids/tables, however it lacks the ability to Group By. Can you implement it to have feature parity to work with many of the front end grid components (ie kendo grid/devexpress/etc)?

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              • Update Kotlin docs to reflect the fact that it is now supported in Android Studio by default

                http://docs.servicestack.net/kotlin-add-servicestack-reference should be updated to reflect the fact that Google now provides first class support for Kotlin in the IDE

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                • ServiceStack should has native support for building microservice

                  Microservice is the modern and hot trending architectural design pattern now, ServiceStack should has builtin feature to support building microservice. In Java world they have Spring Boot / Spring Cloud to wire together other open source technologies such as Nextflix Ribbon, Eureka, Kafka etc. to build microservice.

                  Basically, ServiceStack should be identified itself to be not only a framework of choice to build not only RESTful webservice but also a full-fledged platform such as the Java's Spring framework

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                  • Enum Serialization and Typescript String Enums

                    I understand if this is changed it may break projects based on Typescript < 2.4. I propose a new flag or option to serialize enum strings as enum strings instead of string literals. This would minimally allow us to get access to the list of strings available for an enum which is not readily available with a string Literal.

                    Instead of this:

                    export type MessagePriority = "Normal" | "Low" | "High";

                    It would be:

                    export enum MessagePriority{
                    Normal = "Normal",
                    Low = "Low",
                    High = "High"
                    }

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                    • Create MongoDB AuthRepository for .net core

                      The mongo driver is available on .net core but needs a nuget spec for it.

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                      • Enable validation of metadata attributes - e.g. IsRequired

                        Currently when a field is marked as IsRequired=true via the OpenAPI attribute it has no relevance to validation. However, it seems very reasonable that when someone marks a field as required, they would want validation that said field was indeed supplied in the DTO. Enabling validation on metadata attributes natively would provide developers this funcitonality without requiring they write a seperate validation method which also lists the required fields.

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                        • Create a ss-utils.js like library that shares ServiceStack backend Validation Feature rules with AngularJs 4 Reactive Forms

                          Validation Rules should live in one place.

                          AN Angular4 component should be able to call myservice/validation and get the validation rules for front-end inline form validation. This has to be the number one most overlooked feature of any framework or stack I have ever seen.

                          Using the Validation Feature/Fluent Validation rules expressed on the back-end, a standard JSON response could be serialized, using reflection of the back-end POCO models and than sent to AngularJs 4 front-end, that Reactive Forms could ingest.

                          This front-end library should not have any dependency on jQuery and the focus should be on AngularJs Reactive Forms…

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                          • 1 vote
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                            • RediSearch Client forthcoming from ServiceStack?

                              I was just reading about the Redis Labs new RediSearch product for use in implementing a search engine in Redis. I saw in the RediSearch product page that StackExchange has a C# client for this product. Do you plan to implement RediSearch client in ServiceStack.Redis? I prefer ServiceStack modules to StackExchange.

                              If this is your roadmap, can you project delivery of such a client?

                              Keep up the good work! Thanks!

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                              • Group operations on metadata page by the service they are in

                                By default the metadata page could group the operations by the service they are in.
                                All user operations under UserService.
                                Order operations under OrderService.
                                etc.

                                3 votes
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                                • Allow cookie names to be configurable

                                  In order to improve security it would be beneficial to change cookie names from const to a configurable option. It would help mask the presence of service stack and improve security in accordance with OWASP recommendations - https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Session_Management_Cheat_Sheet#Session_ID_Name_Fingerprinting

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                                  • Implement Brotli compression support

                                    Please implement Brotli compression support for request and response payloads. (-:

                                    There exists a few C# libraries, like this one: https://github.com/XieJJ99/brotli.net

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Add MQ Server support for MSMQ

                                      Add a MQ Server for MSMQ that implements ServiceStack's Messaging API: http://docs.servicestack.net/messaging

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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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                                        • Allow field level control in the Request Logger

                                          The API request logger logs all fields and there is now way to disable any of them. Specifically, logging the users cookie each time takes up a huge amount of space and also makes the display difficult to use. Please add a config option to allow control over which fields get logged.

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