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RabbitMQ is an open source message-broker that implements the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) standard. This book will enable you to take advantage of RabbitMQ to create scalable, message-based applications.

In "Instant RabbitMQ Messaging Application Development How-to" you start by understanding the reasons for using an AMQP message broker; you will then implement a simple messaging application.

You will then be guided through the process of decoupling an existing highly-coupled e-commerce application using messaging patterns and look at RabbitMQ options for reliable message delivery. You'll finish your journey by exploring more advanced routing patterns. This book takes a highly practical approach we will offer numerous hints and tips for successful application development along the way.

Approach

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Written in a practical, concise style, this book is complete with hands-on examples and the right amount of theory to get you started developing messaging applications with RabbitMQ.

Who this book is for

Although the examples in this book are written in Node.js, a server side JavaScript platform for building fast scalable network applications no knowledge of RabbitMQ or Node.js is required. If you want to build scalable message based applications using RabbitMQ, then this book is for you!

Andrew Keig

Andrew Keig has been building web applications for over 12 years. Andrew has a degree in Computing and blogs at blog.airasoul.net on topics he is passionate about, such as Node.js, REST, Web APIs, and Behavior-driven development. He also contributes to various Node.js open source projects. Andrew is a director at Airasoul, which specializes in the design and build of scalable, RESTful, specification-driven, and real-time web-based applications on the Node.js stack. His recent contracts include Starcount, ITV, Disney, Haymarket, and Live Nation to name a few.