Getting Started with gRPC

gRPC is an open source framework for general-purpose Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs) across a network. RPCs allow a remote procedure (hosted on a different machine) to call as if it were calling a local procedure in connected systems without coding the remote interaction details. RPC has a constant meaning in the gRPC abbreviation. It seems logical that the g in gRPC would refer to Google because it was initially developed there. But the meaning of the g has changed with every release. For its first release, version 1.0, the g in gRPC stood for gRPC itself. That is, in version 1.0, it stood for gRPC Remote Procedure Call. In this chapter, you are going to use gRPC version 1.54, where the g stands for gracious. Therefore, ...

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