[zeromq-dev] Cloudless: Abstract Networking

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Wed Sep 12 11:16:13 CEST 2012

On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 4:48 AM, Amr Ali <amr.ali.cc at gmail.com> wrote:

> The primary goal behind Cloudless (http://cloudless.io) is to cut short all the
> boiler plate one has to develop to end up with a scalable code-base for the
> majority of purposes.

It sounds fascinating and potentially very useful. There is definitely
space above 0MQ for standardized frameworks. I've been removing the
"device" concept from libzmq itself, which frees it up to use at
higher layers. (Arguably libzmq now provides one device, a symmetric

I've some suggestions for making it easier for people to understand
what Cloudless offers:

* State explicitly the problems that you're solving and how and why
you solve them
* Give some use cases (pictures would help) that explain where Cloudless fits
* List the devices you offer, give them names, make them tangible objects


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