Programmer's Guide to Apache Thrift provides comprehensive coverage of the Apache Thrift framework along with a developer's-eye view of modern distributed application architecture.
Foreword by Jens Geyer.
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About the Technology
About the Book
Programmer's Guide to Apache Thrift provides comprehensive coverage of distributed application communication using the Thrift framework. Packed with code examples and useful insight, this book presents best practices for multi-language distributed development. You'll take a guided tour through transports, protocols, IDL, and servers as you explore programs in C++, Java, and Python. You'll also learn how to work with platforms ranging from browser-based clients to enterprise servers.
Complete coverage of Thrift's IDL
Building and serializing complex user-defined types
Plug-in protocols, transports, and data compression
Creating cross-language services with RPC and messaging systems
About the Reader
Readers should be comfortable with a language like Python, Java, or C++ and the basics of service-oriented or microservice architectures.
About the Author
Randy Abernethy is an Apache Thrift Project Management Committee member and a partner at RX-M.
Table of Contents
PART 1 - APACHE THRIFT OVERVIEW
Introduction to Apache Thrift
Apache Thrift architecture
Building, testing, and debugging
PART 2 - PROGRAMMING APACHE THRIFT
Moving bytes with transports
Serializing data with protocols
Apache Thrift IDL
PART 3 - APACHE THRIFT LANGUAGES
Building clients and servers with C++
Building clients and servers with Java
Building C# clients and servers with .NET Core and Windows