Chapter 3. Running Your First Apache Thrift Service and Client

As you have everything ready, we shouldn't wait any longer to let you run your first Apache Thrift-enabled application.

The plan for this chapter is that firstly, you will create the necessary project files. After a brief configuration, you will be able to run the service and connect it with the client by yourself. We will be using a server written in PHP and a client in Python. The code is very simple, so you can adapt it to any other programming language if you wish.

At the end of this chapter, we will discuss the code and exactly what it means. Don't worry if you don't understand everything at the beginning. The goal of this chapter is to allow you to have a running client and service ...

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