Rebus alternatives and similar packages
Based on the "Queue" category
Confluent's Apache Kafka .NET client
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Rebus is a lean service bus implementation for .NET. It is what ThoughtWorks in 2010 called a "message bus without smarts" - a library that works well as the "dumb pipes" when you need asynchronous communication in your microservices that follow the "smart endpoints, dump pipes" principle.
Rebus aims to have
- a simple and intuitive configuration story
- a few well-selected options
- no doodleware
- as few dependencies as possible (currently only JSON.NET)
- a broad reach (targets .NET 4.5, .NET 4.6, and .NET Standard 2.0, i.e. full .NET fx and .NET core)
- integration with external dependencies via small, dedicated projects
- the best error messages in the world
- a frictionless getting-up-and-running-experience
and in doing this, Rebus should try to align itself with common, proven asynchronous messaging patterns.
Oh, and Rebus is FREE as in beer and speech, and it will stay that way forever.
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Rebus is a simple .NET library, and everything revolves around the
RebusBus class. One way to get Rebus
up and running, is to manually go
var bus = new RebusBus(...); bus.Start(1); //< 1 worker thread // use the bus for the duration of the application lifetime // remember to dispose the bus when your application exits bus.Dispose();
... is a bunch of dependencies that vary depending on how you want to send/receive messages etc.
Another way is to use the configuration API, in which case you would go
var someContainerAdapter = new BuiltinHandlerActivator();
for the built-in container adapter, or
var someContainerAdapter = new AdapterForMyFavoriteIocContainer(myFavoriteIocContainer);
to integrate with your favorite IoC container, and then
Configure.With(someContainerAdapter) .Logging(l => l.Serilog()) .Transport(t => t.UseMsmq("myInputQueue")) .Routing(r => r.TypeBased().MapAssemblyOf<SomeMessageType>("anotherInputQueue")) .Start(); // have IBus injected in application services for the duration of the application lifetime // let the container dispose the bus when your application exits myFavoriteIocContainer.Dispose();
which will stuff the resulting
IBus in the container as a singleton and use the container to look up
message handlers. Check out the Configuration section on the official Rebus documentation wiki for
more information on how to do this.
The purpose of the license is to make it easy for everyone to use Rebus and its accompanying integration libraries. If that is not the case, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org and then we will work something out.
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