Generate CRUD gRPC backends from single YAML description.

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Pike generates:

  • gRPC Protobuf service description with basic Create, Read, Update, Delete operations
  • Go implementation of gRPC service
    • Supports all CRUD SQL queries
    • No additional framework usage. Only depends on grpc and pq
    • TLS support
  • PostgreSQL migration(CREATE TABLE) compatible with migrate tool


Install: go get github.com/sashabaranov/pike

Run: pike project.yaml


Generated project can be found here


A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be patched up to make it work. You have to start over with a working simple system.

— Gall’s Law

Pike let’s you create simple systems quickly and does not impose any limitations afterwards.

Pike’s name originates from Russian fairy tale

— По щучьему веленью, По моему хотенью — выстройся каменный дворец с золотой крышей…