Articles for June, 2016

Playing around with MQTT and Java with Moquette and Eclipse Paho

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

The MQ Telemetry Transport Protocol (MQTT) is a lightweight publish/subscribe messaging protocol developed in 1999 that experiences a growing popularity due to trends like the Internet-of-Things and the need to exchange information between low powered devices with aspects as CPU and bandwidth usage in mind.

In the following tutorial I’d like to demonstrate how to set-up a broker for this protocol with the help of the Moquette library and how to create a client and publish messages for a specific topic using this broker and Eclipse Paho as client library.