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Simple messaging client for the shell (JMS, AMQP, Kafka)


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Simple messaging client for the shell - provides basic access to messaging-providers, such as RabbitMQ, JBoss HornetQ, Apache ActiveMQ and Apache Kafka.

With plunger you can:

  • list all available queues and topics (including the amount of messages and consumers)
  • consume/browse messages
  • put messages in a queue or topic
  • get the amount of messages or consumers for a specific destination

Go on, and read the documentation.

The installation will build the sources and create the required scripts.


Visual demonstration of plunger (loading gif..)

Acknowledgement: plungers development started during work at SEOlytics GmbH and continued at Joblift GmbH.