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  1. 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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    • PocoDynamo - Support Distributed Locks

      The Redis client supports distributed locks, which is a really useful feature, the same is possible using DynamoDB.

      Reference Implementation:
      https://github.com/awslabs/dynamodb-lock-client

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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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          • 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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            • 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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              • Stripe Events

                The ServiceStack Stripe library currently doesn't support retrieving of Stripe Events. It would be nice to have this feature especially when working with webhooks.

                As it currently stands, I either have to install both the Stripe.net and ServiceStack.Stripe packages in my project, or switch to using just the Stripe.net package.

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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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                  • MiniProfiler async support

                    Some older release notes https://github.com/ServiceStack/ServiceStack/blob/net40/docs/2015/release-notes.md states that Mini Profiler async support is there, but unless I am missing something, using v5.0, I cannot get it to work. Looking at ProfiledCommand, it does not actually overload the async overloads and call IDbProfiler methods.

                    MiniProfiler integrated this last februari: https://github.com/MiniProfiler/dotnet/commit/8973afb7bd418a37ce38e0805dc3636942ea7788

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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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                      • 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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                            • 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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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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.

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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

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