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  1. 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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                  • 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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                      • 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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                        • okta

                          Add OKTA as a built-in authentication provider.

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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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                            • Unions implementation for ORM Lite

                              Hi

                              In my application user can define multiple filters for specific type. I would like to somehow combine these queries in single one.

                              SqlExpression<Notice> query1 = Db.From<Notice>(s=>s.param1 == 2);
                              // ...queries are more complicated but result type is same
                              SqlExpression<Notice> query2 = Db.From<Notice>(s=>s.param1 == 3 && s.param2 == 3);

                              SqlExpression<Notice> unionAll = query1.UnionAll(query2);
                              var result = Db.Select(unionAll);

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                              • Support AWS S3 Versioning with VirtualFiles.WriteFile

                                I believe we can retrieve specific versions of a file via the versionId querystring using VirtualFiles.... however VirtualFiles.WriteFile returns null so we cannot retrieve the x-amz-version-id header. It would be nice if the headers were in the response of VirtualFiles.WriteFile so we could retrieve that.

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                                • AutoQuery Azure DocumentDB Data Source

                                  Azure DocumentDB should be added among existing AutoQuery data source.

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                                  • Add the ability to select the serialization mode(Array,Map) in plugin "MsgPack Format".

                                    To MsgPack was really comfortable as JSON, you must add the possibility of setting "Map" mode. This will give more compatibility when migrating from one version to another, when service is updated, but clients have not yet had time.

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                                    • Encrypted messaging javascript client

                                      We have message-level encryption and the corresponding .Net client library to use it. But I'd love to be able to call encrypted services from JavaScript. Ideally add to ss-utils.js, or because the encryption can get bulky, into a new ss-encrypt-utils.js.

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                                      • Add an LDAP Authentication Provider

                                        With .NET Core not initially having support for Windows Authentication using the System.Directory assemblies, I would like to request the addition of a new LDAP Authentication Provider based on the Novell.Directory.Ldap.NETStandard (https://github.com/dsbenghe/Novell.Directory.Ldap.NETStandard) project. This will allow developers to update to the latest ServiceStack while still providing a way to authenticate and authorize against a legacy/non-Azure Active Directory.

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                                        • Allow Abstract Validators where generic is an Interface to run as part of request cycle.

                                          When creating a validator class that extends AbstractValidator<T>, the generic must be a concrete class for the validation to actually run once that validator is registered. It would be nice if I could define several interfaces for my messages that I want specific shared validation run against, and then just register a validator for that interface, and have the validation run against any message that comes in that implements that interface.

                                          I know there are ways to do this through request filters, as well as through attributes on the messages, but the attributes requires having to pull more dependencies into…

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