[zeromq-dev] ZeroMQ and mobile devices

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Oct 15 19:29:15 CEST 2013

You can use JeroMQ on Android, it's a pure Java ZeroMQ stack, and for
iOS you can wrap the native libzmq. For security you'll either have to
wrap your own or use version 4 of ZeroMQ, which does encryption.
JeroMQ doesn't handle that yet (the alternative on Android is to build
libzmq natively).

On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Michael Feingold <mfeingold at hill30.com> wrote:
> For the project I am considering to take on I need to establish a reliable 2
> way pub sub between a server (I think .NET) and mobile devices, specifically
> Android based and iOS based.
> By reliable I mean that messages successfully submitted should survive lost
> network connections and mobile device power downs.
> My hope is that because ZeroMQ is written in C there are ports to my target
> platforms available which would provide what I need out of the box.
> Is my hope misplaced?
> On top of this I need the data transmitted to be protected by encryption (
> TSL?) and also the connection should be protected by authentication.
> Any recommendations here?
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Pieter Hintjens
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