New Message Hub sample: Python Console Application

Last week, we released a new sample application: kafka-python-console-sample. It demonstrates how to use the Kafka API using the confluent-kafka Python library. It works exactly the same way as our previous console samples, Java and Node.js, and can be deployed in Bluemix or run locally on macOS and Linux. The confluent-kafka-python library is still...  Continue reading New Message Hub sample: Python Console Application

Updated Message Hub samples

We have updated the Message Hub samples we provide on Github: https://github.com/ibm-messaging/message-hub-samples. In this repository, we have examples how to use the 3 APIs Message Hub supports: Kafka: in Java, Node.js MQ Light: in Java, Node.js, Ruby and Python REST: in Node.js Kafka best practices We've rewritten the Java console sample (now called kafka-java-console-sample) to show the best practices...  Continue reading Updated Message Hub samples

Node.js applications for Message Hub with node-rdkafka

node-rdkafka and librdkafka node-rdkafka is an interesting Node.js client for Apache Kafka that works well with IBM Message Hub. Node-rdkafka is a wrapper of the C library librdkafka that supports well the SASL protocol over SSL that client applications need to use to authenticate to Message Hub. Due to the SASL and SSL requirements, there...  Continue reading Node.js applications for Message Hub with node-rdkafka

Details of Kim Clark’s upcoming webcast on Messaging and APIs

We hope you will login to Kim Clark's webcast this forthcoming Friday (04/11) at 16.00 (GMT). Titled 'Messaging in Microservice Architecture' he will be discussing how messaging is still fundamental to application architectures such as microservices, and discuss whether paradigms such as Kafka compete with or complement enterprise messaging such as IBM MQ. To login in,...  Continue reading Details of Kim Clark’s upcoming webcast on Messaging and APIs

MQ Light node.js client update with Node 6 support

A new version of the MQ Light node.js client is now available on npmjs.com. This update brings the Node engine support level for the MQ Light client to v6.x and continues to support v4.x (and v5.x while still in support with Node themselves). Note: this version is no longer supported for Node engine versions...  Continue reading MQ Light node.js client update with Node 6 support