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  1. OWIN compatible ServiceStack

    With the OWIN specification being final, it seems like support is bound to happen sooner rather than later.

    I believe some effort was made a couple of year https://github.com/ServiceStack/ServiceStack.Owin).

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      23 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Whilst this feature requested OWIN support, it really wanted better integration with the external ecosystem outside of ASP.NET Handlers.

      This is now resolved with .NET Core which has become the future Web Platform for .NET which as part of its design supports the integrations that OWIN was created to enable.

      We’re happy to announce that ServiceStack now supports running on .NET Core where it now can happily co-exist with external frameworks, e.g. you can host ServiceStack + MVC together in the same default route space without being forced to mount ServiceStack at a custom `/api` route.

      For more details on ServiceStack’s support and integration with .NET Core please checkout the full release notes: http://docs.servicestack.net/releases/v4.5.2.html


      As this feature request was quite contentious I want to leave my closing thoughts on our hesitance to support OWIN:

      With .NET Core it’s clear OWIN was the…

    • Implement ideas and techniques from Jil for Json speed

      Jil currently holds the crown for the fastet .NET Json serializer. There are some incredible tips/tricks/techniques that Kevin uses to achieve these speeds. Maybe it's possible to backport some of these into Servicestack.Text to increase serialization speed?

      Latest benchmarks:
      http://t.co/oQzvtR9FmT

      Project:
      https://github.com/kevin-montrose/Jil

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      • Create Xamarin Components

        Create ServiceStack components for the Xamarin Component store.

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          Deciding against creating separate Xamarin components at this time – NuGet packages are more re-usable and easier to manage.

          You can add the NuGet Package Manager to Xamarin Studio to make it easier to install NuGet packages, see:
          http://barambani.wordpress.com/2013/10/07/add-nuget-package-manager-and-servicestack-to-xamarin-studio-projects-2/

          Whilst the PCL ServiceStack clients that support iOS and Android are being maintained on: https://github.com/ServiceStack/Hello

        • Add Integration with node.js

          Improve integration with ServiceStack + node.js and add examples showing how to use ServiceStack as an efficient API back-end for a node.js-powered web application (as an alternative to MVC + ServiceStack).
          Node Proxy example already at:
          https://github.com/ServiceStack/ServiceStack.UseCases/tree/master/NodeStackProxy
          If it's more efficient and gets Linux/Mono support ServiceStack could integrate with: https://github.com/tjanczuk/edge

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          • Add ServiceStack + Dart + WebComponents / Polymer.js example

            Add a starter template to make use of the next generation web framework by Google with Dart + WebComponents/Polymer.js https://www.dartlang.org/polymer-dart/

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