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package main
import (
amqp ""
func failOnError(err error, msg string) {
if err != nil {
log.Panicf("%s: %s", msg, err)
func main() {
conn, err := amqp.Dial("amqp://guest:guest@localhost:5672/")
failOnError(err, "Failed to connect to RabbitMQ")
defer conn.Close()
ch, err := conn.Channel()
failOnError(err, "Failed to open a channel")
defer ch.Close()
q, err := ch.QueueDeclare(
"task_queue", // name
true, // durable
false, // delete when unused
false, // exclusive
false, // no-wait
nil, // arguments
failOnError(err, "Failed to declare a queue")
ctx, cancel := context.WithTimeout(context.Background(), 5*time.Second)
defer cancel()
body := bodyFrom(os.Args)
err = ch.PublishWithContext(ctx,
"", // exchange
q.Name, // routing key
false, // mandatory
DeliveryMode: amqp.Persistent,
ContentType: "text/plain",
Body: []byte(body),
failOnError(err, "Failed to publish a message")
log.Printf(" [x] Sent %s", body)
func bodyFrom(args []string) string {
var s string
if (len(args) < 2) || os.Args[1] == "" {
s = "hello"
} else {
s = strings.Join(args[1:], " ")
return s