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Adam Gordon Bell
Adam Gordon Bell

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Do you use GRPC?

I'm writing an article about GRPC and protobufs. Here is the thing I'd like to know:

What tools to you use for making GRPC requests?

Like if you just want to test that a service is up and taking requests? I'd like a command line one that is simple to use and install and wondering what people use.

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anandsunderraman • Edited on

Postman recently started supporting grpc.
Otherwise I use grpccurl. blog.postman.com/postman-now-suppo...

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Gerard Klijs

Didn't know that, as I'm about to be doing a lot more with gRPC, I check it out soon.

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anandsunderraman

Yes I posted a link in the postman blog that talks about blog.postman.com/postman-now-suppo...

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Burney Hoel • Edited on

I use it personally but not professionally. I have brought it up at work and aside from the closed minded responses, rest is just where my department is at right now.

As far as tools go, I have a few things stared on git hub to check out(below), but have not tryed any yet.

github.com/gogo/letmegrpc
github.com/fullstorydev/grpcui
github.com/gusaul/grpcox

Postman beta now has grpc support.

So far I have just written little go services to act as the other side instead of using tools, but remember I just use it for fun becuase I like it.

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Adam Gordon Bell Author

Wow, thanks!
I'll check these out

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beardedfatcoder

Postman has started supporting gRPC might want to check that.
Would surely want to know when do you find gRPC useful ?

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Dmitry Kozhedubov

I wrote a couple of posts about gRPC testing tooling for various situations - hope you find this useful
dev.to/hiisi13/series/14758

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Adam Gordon Bell Author

This is great! Exactly the type of thing I'm looking for.

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Adam Gordon Bell Author

I've asked my coworkers and they recommend BloomRPC, which looks great but isn't a CLI app

github.com/bloomrpc/bloomrpc

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Remco Boerma

If I were coding in golang I probably would, but from python there's a lot of redband the last time I checked.

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Joe Alwyn • Edited on

yeah,

BloomRPC

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GUI Client for GRPC Services