Complete Introduction to Protocol Buffers 3

Video description

Protocol Buffers (Protobuf) is a fundamental data serialization format that every data engineer should know about. It is leveraged by many top tech companies such as Google and enables micro-services to transfer data in a format that is safe and efficient. In just a few hours, you will know everything you need to know to create simple and complex .proto files, and write code in your Favourite Programming languages such as Java, Python and Go. Protocol Buffers generates all the boilerplate code for you! This is the course that could change your data skills. Learning and getting hands-on on Protocol Buffers helps you to enhance your career opportunities and helps to boost your income. An investment in your career is an investment in yourself. Don’t procrastinate. There is no time like the present to take charge of your career. Take your career to the next level by learning Protocol Buffers today!

What You Will Learn

  • Write simple and complex .proto files
  • Practice exercises to confirm the learnings
  • Leverage imports and packages appropriately
  • Generate code using `protoc` in any language
  • The code in Java with protocol buffers
  • Understand how data evolution works for Protobuf
  • Learn about advanced Protocol Buffers concepts


Developers who want to understand how to write .proto files and write code to create. Protocol Buffer data. Architects who want to understand how Protocol Buffers work and how they are useful for their solution architecture.

About The Author

Stéphane Maarek: Stéphane Maarek is a solutions architect, consultant, and software developer who has a particular interest in all things related to big data and analytics. He is also a bestseller instructor on Udemy for his courses on Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, and AWS Lambda. He loves Apache Kafka and regularly contributes to the Apache Kafka project.

Stéphane has also written a guest blog post that was featured on the Confluent website, the company behind Apache Kafka. He is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect and has many years of experience with technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache NiFi, Apache Spark, Hadoop, PostgreSQL, Tableau, Spotfire, Docker, Ansible, and more.

Product information

  • Title: Complete Introduction to Protocol Buffers 3
  • Author(s): Stéphane Maarek
  • Release date: May 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789349344