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Mastering ServiceStack by Andreas Niedermair

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Chapter 5. Documentation and Versioning

One of the most important developments in the last time was the automatic generation of code and documentation to take the burden of manual work and continuous adaptations off developers. Additionally, the asynchronous rollout of features calls for a versioning technique to not break legacy clients of your API.

Metadata page

Adding documentation to your API is a key aspect while creating an understandable and accepted interface. You can roll an automatically generated documentation with your service that ServiceStack populates through annotations on your DTOs. This documentation is generated by the metadata feature (enabled by default) and can be reached by browsing /metadata, which makes the following information ...

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