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 or use the Docker image.

Executable versions of these tutorials are open source, as is this website.

1 "Hello World!"

The simplest thing that does something

2 Work queues

Distributing tasks among workers (the competing consumers pattern)

3 Publish/Subscribe

Sending messages to many consumers at once

4 Routing

Receiving messages selectively

5 Topics

Receiving messages based on a pattern (topics)


Request/reply pattern example

7 Publisher Confirms

Reliable publishing with publisher confirms

Getting Help

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

AMQP 0-9-1 Overview and Quick Reference

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.

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 community-developed clients and developer tools for a range of platforms.

Getting Help and Providing Feedback

If you have questions about the contents of this guide or any other topic related to RabbitMQ, don't hesitate to ask them on the RabbitMQ mailing list.

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