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RabbitMQ Plugin that bridges AMQP to Websockets
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RabbitMQ Websockets Plugin

This plugin exposes a Websockets for RabbitMQ.

The user connects to the host where RabbitMQ is running, using default port 8080.

The user can use a form to submit to which exchange wants to receive messages and can provide an optional routing_key.

The plugin will attach a consumer to the provided exchange and will start sending messages to the connected websocket processes.

Depending on the type of the exchange will be the behavior seen browser side.


Get the rabbitmq-public-umbrella

$ hg clone
$ cd rabbitmq-public-umbrella
$ make co

Get the misultin_wrapper to support Websockets:

$ git clone git://

Clone this repository:

$ git clone git://

Once you have the code you can move into the rabbitmq-websockets and test the plugin with the broker:

$ make run-in-broker

If you want to install the plugin in the broker then copy the *.ez files inside the dist folder to your broker plugins folder.


Point your browser to http://localhost:8080 and then submit the name of an existing exchange. The routing key is optional and depends on how you publish messages to that exchange.

You can publish test messages by calling the following helper function inside the Erlang REPL:

rabbit_websockets_util:publish_msg(Exchange, Msg, RKey).

All three parameters are binaries.



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