[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMq and REST

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Nov 30 17:46:02 GMT 2011

On 30/11/11 12:22, felix.devasia at accenture.com wrote:
> I have a RabbitMq server running in the cloud. I have a requirement
> where a web application running on a traditional server needs to post a
> message to the RabbitMq.
> Can
> 1)RabbitMq be tweaked to listen to REST requests,

The management plugin provides a 
(very-nearly-REST-but-we-don't-call-it-that) API:


Note that the actual messaging bits of that are rather basic and don't 
take reliability into account, so I don't know if they will be adequate 
for you.

> 2)or should there be an adapter (ratpack / custom) which can listen to
> REST messages and talk to RabbitMq via AMQP?

I'm not aware of anything that's publicly available, although I'd be 
interested to hear if someone has written such a thing.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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