Chapter 8. Sending messages asynchronously

This chapter covers

  • Asynchronous messaging
  • Sending messages with JMS, RabbitMQ, and Kafka
  • Pulling messages from a broker
  • Listening for messages

It’s 4:55 p.m. on Friday. You’re minutes away from starting a much-anticipated vacation. You have just enough time to drive to the airport and catch your flight. But before you pack up and head out, you need to be sure your boss and colleagues know the status of the work you’ve been doing so that on Monday they can pick up where you left off. Unfortunately, some of your colleagues have already skipped out for the weekend, and your boss is tied up in a meeting. What do you do?

The most practical way to communicate your status and still catch your plane is to ...

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