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RabbitMQ Cookbook by Sigismondo Boschi, Gabriele Santomaggio

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Connecting to the broker

Every application that uses AMQP needs to establish a connection with the AMQP broker. By default, RabbitMQ (as well as any other AMQP broker up to version 1.0) works over TCP as a reliable transport protocol on port 5672, that is, the IANA-assigned port.

We are now going to discuss how to create the connection. In all the subsequent recipes we will refer to the connection and channel as the results of the operations presented here.

Getting ready

To use this recipe we need to set up the Java development environment as mentioned in the Introduction section.

How to do it…

In order to create a Java client that connects to the RabbitMQ broker, you need to perform the following steps:

  1. Import the needed classes from the Java RabbitMQ ...

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