Building A Basic Kafka Producer

M. Mallikarjun shows us a simple producer in Kafka:

A Kafka producer is an application that can act as a source of data in a Kafka cluster. A producer can publish messages to one or more Kafka topics.

So, how many ways are there to implement a Kafka producer? Well, there are a lot! But in this article, we shall walk you through two ways.

  1. Kafka Command Line Tools
  2. Kafka Producer Java API

You can write producers in quite a few languages.  Java is the example here, but there are several libraries, including a good one for .NET.

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