Foreword by Jens Geyer.
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
Chapter 1. Introduction to Apache Thrift
Chapter 2. Apache Thrift architecture
Chapter 3. Building, testing, and debugging
PART 2 - PROGRAMMING APACHE THRIFT
Chapter 1. Moving bytes with transports
Chapter 2. Serializing data with protocols
Chapter 3. Apache Thrift IDL
Chapter 4. User-defined types
Chapter 5. Implementing services
Chapter 6. Handling exceptions
Chapter 7. Servers
PART 3 - APACHE THRIFT LANGUAGES
Chapter 1. Building clients and servers with C++
Chapter 2. Building clients and servers with Java
Chapter 3. Building C# clients and servers with .NET Core and Windows
Chapter 4. Building Node.js clients and servers
Chapter 6. Scripting Apache Thrift
Chapter 7. Thrift in the enterprise