Installing RabbitMQ on MacOS

  1. Download RabbitMQ for Mac here
  2. Download Java AMQP client library here
  3. Start RabbitMQ server by running ./rabbitmq-serverBildschirmfoto 2015-02-26 um 11.10.15 vorm.
  4. Check that the server is running properly with ./rabbitmqctl statusBildschirmfoto 2015-02-26 um 11.10.51 vorm.
  5. Compile and run a HelloWorld testing program from the tutorial here. Compile the and files with javac -cp rabbitmq-client.jar Run with java -cp .:commons-io-1.2.jar:commons-cli-1.1.jar:rabbitmq-client.jar Send. This will send the message (in this case the message is “Hello World!”) to the queue. And then run with java -cp .:commons-io-1.2.jar:commons-cli-1.1.jar:rabbitmq-client.jar Recv to pop out the message on the queue.Bildschirmfoto 2015-02-26 um 11.08.05 vorm.
  6. The server and the queues can also be checked via browser http://localhost:15672/Bildschirmfoto 2015-02-26 um 11.09.31 vorm. Bildschirmfoto 2015-02-26 um 11.08.41 vorm.

Now the queue is ready.