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Posts in 2020

  • Kotlin, meet gRPC

    Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Blog

    As developers work to modernize applications, they need foundational tools that are simple and scalable. gRPC is a high-performance, open-source, universal RPC framework originally developed at Google that developers are adopting in tremendous …

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  • gRPC comes to Cloud Run

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Blog

    Cloud Run is a serverless platform offered by Google Cloud that lets you run stateless server containers in a fully managed environment. Most Cloud Run apps use HTTP JSON REST to serve requests, but since September 2019, apps can also use unary gRPC …

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  • Improvements to gRPC's CMake Build System

    Monday, March 16, 2020 in Blog

    For the past few months, Kitware Inc. has been working with the gRPC team to improve gRPC’s CMake support. The goal of the effort was to modernize gRPC’s CMake build with the most current features and techniques CMake has to offer. This has improved …

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Posts in 2019

  • .NET Core ❤ gRPC

    Monday, September 23, 2019 in Blog

    The .NET team at Microsoft has been working in close collaboration with the gRPC team since November 2018 on a new fully managed implementation of gRPC for .NET Core. We’re pleased to announce that grpc-dotnet is now available with .NET Core …

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  • Dear gRPC

    Friday, March 08, 2019 in Blog

    Dear gRPC, We messed up. We are so sorry that we missed your birthday this year. Last year we celebrated with cake and fanfare, but this year we dropped the ball. Please don’t think that we love you any less. You’re 4 now and that’s …

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  • The state of gRPC in the browser

    Tuesday, January 08, 2019 in Blog

    gRPC 1.0 was released in August 2016 and has since grown to become one of the premier technical solutions for application communications. It has been adopted by startups, enterprise companies, and open source projects worldwide. Its support for …

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Posts in 2018

  • Visualizing gRPC Language Stacks

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in Blog

    Here is a high level overview of the gRPC Stacks. Each of the 10 default languages supported by gRPC has multiple layers, allowing you to customize what pieces you want in your application. There are three main stacks in gRPC: C-core, Go, and Java. …

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  • gRPC-Web is Generally Available

    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in Blog

    We are excited to announce the GA release of gRPC-Web, a JavaScript client library that enables web apps to communicate directly with gRPC backend services, without requiring an HTTP server to act as an intermediary. “GA” means that …

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  • A short introduction to Channelz

    Wednesday, September 05, 2018 in Blog

    Channelz is a tool that provides comprehensive runtime info about connections at different levels in gRPC. It is designed to help debug live programs, which may be suffering from network, performance, configuration issues, etc. The gRFC provides a …

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  • gRPC on HTTP/2 Engineering a Robust, High-performance Protocol

    Monday, August 20, 2018 in Blog

    In a previous article, we explored how HTTP/2 dramatically increases network efficiency and enables real-time communication by providing a framework for long-lived connections. In this article, we’ll look at how gRPC builds on HTTP/2’s long-lived …

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