[rabbitmq-discuss] Flash Client and RabbitMQ

Marek Majkowski majek04 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 12:16:39 GMT 2012

For completeness, there is an AS3 AMQP client:

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 12:13, Marek Majkowski <majek04 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 10:58, Jon Hill <jon.hill at comshen.com> wrote:
>> I am involved in the development of an online game using Flash as the
>> client. We are considering communicating directly with a RabbitMQ
>> broker from Flash but are wondering if this is the best approach.
>> Should we be considering using WebSockets (and therefore tunneling
>> through http with a gateway such as Kaazing in place) because of the
>> potential of raw AMQP traffic getting blocked by firewalls?
> Hi,
> Using Kaazing is definitely one option.
> The alternative is to build a simple server that would forward
> WebSockets to AMQP. Things like in Node.js or Python/Tornado
> should do.
> If you want to use the stream from javascript in browser,
> you can take a look at SockJS: http://sockjs.org , which
> not only serves native WebSockets but also uses convenient
> fallbacks if browser doesn't support websockets or if browser
> is behind a corporate proxy.
> At the moment we're experimenting with the RabbitMQ to
> SockJS bridge as a RabbitMQ plugin. But it's hard to
> predict when this will be done.
> Cheers,
>  Marek

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