[zeromq-dev] What C++ bindings to use ?

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue May 28 13:07:53 CEST 2013

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Laurent Alebarde <l.alebarde at free.fr> wrote:

> As I have to start a project from scratch, do you recommend to stick to C
> and use CZMQ, or to use C++ bindings or Python bindings ? Criteria would be
> productivity, robustness, ease of code reviewing.

The C++ binding isn't dead but it's low-level (which is why it doesn't
change much).

I'd recommend CZMQ for fabric layers (APIs you intend to build into
other languages), and either PyZMQ or Java (JZMQ or JeroMQ) for
applications. If you use C, the CLASS style guide[1] gives good


[1] http://rfc.zeromq.org/spec:21

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