RabbitMQ Tutorials

These tutorials cover the basics of creating messaging applications using RabbitMQ. You need to have the RabbitMQ server installed to go through the tutorials, please see the installation guide. Code examples of these tutorials are open source, as is RabbitMQ website.

1 "Hello World!"

The simplest thing that does something

2 Work queues

Distributing tasks among workers

3 Publish/Subscribe

Sending messages to many consumers at once

4 Routing

Receiving messages selectively

5 Topics

Receiving messages based on a pattern

6 RPC

Remote procedure call implementation

Getting Help

If you have any questions or comments regarding RabbitMQ, feel free to ask them on RabbitMQ mailing list.

Tutorials in other languages

The tutorials here use a number of popular technologies, however, there are ports available for many more languages and client libraries, for example:

We also maintain a list of clients and developer tools for a range of platforms, which you may find useful.

Further reading

Once you have been through the tutorials (or if you want to skip ahead), you may wish to read an Introduction to RabbitMQ Concepts and browse our AMQP 0-9-1 Quick Reference Guide.