Programmer’s Guide to Apache Thrift

Any distributed application includes individual components, often written in different languages and hosted in multiple locations, which must communicate quickly and efficiently. Apache Thrift is a communication framework that enables cross-language remote procedure calls and serialization. It supports embedded, mobile, web, and server environments, and a host of languages ranging from JavaScript to C++. It's perfect for back end services and embedded systems where size, scalability, and performance are mission critical.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. Packed with complete code examples and pragmatic discussion, it lays the best practices for multi-language distributed application development. Readers will get a guided tour through transports, protocols, IDL, and servers as they explore complete example programs in C++, Java, and Python. They'll also learn how to work with platforms, ranging from enterprise servers to mobile clients.Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

Author: Randy Abernethy

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