RESP.app Extension Server
Developers love Redis because it gives freedom to store anything they want in it. RESP.app shares this ideology by supporting automatic decompression (GZIP, LZ4, ZSTD, BROTLI, Snappy) and deserialization of common formats like MsgPack, PHP Sessions, CBOR and Pickle.
Is your serialization format not mentioned above? Continue reading to find out how to easily view your data in RESP.app.
What is it?
Starting from version
2022.4 RESP.app comes with build-in client for Extension Server. Extension Server is a simple REST API defined by
the following OpenAPI Specification. This server allows you to support
any custom compression or serialization format.
Build your own Extension Server in minutes
Thanks to OpenAPI Generator you can generate boilerplate for your Extension Server in a couple of minutes.
- Install OpenAPI Generator
- Select appropriate server generator.
- Download spec file from
- Generate server:
openapi-generator generate -i server_spec.yaml -g YOUR_GENERATOR -o my_extension_server
my_extension_serverin your favorite IDE and start adding your custom formatters to generated server.
Connect to Extension Server in RESP.app
- Ensure that you are using RESP.app version
- Click on the "Extension Server" button in top right corner of the main window
- In the Extension Server dialog specify your server URL and basic auth details if any:
- Hit Reload button
Visualizing data with Extension Server
RESP.app supports following
Content-Type responses from Extension Server:
This allows you to perform any required preprocessing and visualize your data:
OpenAPI v3 Specification
Please submit your proposals to the following spec on GitHub
Third-party extension servers
You can find some examples on GitHub.