gRPC Development experience in modern .NET

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  • protobuf-net.Grpc

    GRPC bindings for protobuf-net and grpc-dotnet

    Code-first grpc is awesome. Just check out this lib: https://github.com/protobuf-net/protobuf-net.Grpc

  • dapr

    Dapr is a portable, event-driven, runtime for building distributed applications across cloud and edge.

    Think i agree that the tooling is a little behind for .net and gRPC but it isn't bad. Are you also cutting the monolith into smaller pieces you might want to look at https://dapr.io/

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  • NSwag

    The Swagger/OpenAPI toolchain for .NET, ASP.NET Core and TypeScript.

    Who says you can't make json over http contract first? You can generate code in almost any language with json-schema. No idea why NSwag isn't mentioned here, it's definitely possible.

  • protolock

    Protocol Buffer companion tool. Track your .proto files and prevent changes to messages and services which impact API compatibility.

    One tool we use to ensure proto wire compatibility is protolock.

  • Protobuf.NET

    Protocol Buffers library for idiomatic .NET

    Grpc Web with Blazor WASM is a really pleasant experience so far imo for my personal projects at home. You have strongly typed models and methods and you have choice on sharing the contract between client and server if you're using code first instead of proto IDL files (e.g. protobuf-net).

  • MassTransit

    Distributed Application Framework for .NET

    try look at https://masstransit-project.com/ 🙂

  • gRPC

    The C based gRPC (C++, Python, Ruby, Objective-C, PHP, C#)

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