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FastKafka is a Python library for building Kafka-based services

Dave Runje:

We were searching for something like FastAPI for Kafka-based service we were developing, but couldn’t find anything similar. So we shamelessly made one by reusing beloved paradigms from FastAPI and we shamelessly named it FastKafka.

The point was to set the expectations right - you get pretty much what you would expect: function decorators for consumers and producers with type hints specifying Pydantic classes for JSON encoding/decoding, automatic message routing to Kafka brokers and documentation generation.

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How we migrated our webhook service to Kafka

Olo provides online ordering & delivery services to restaurants, a big part of which is notifying their customers when important events take place in their ordering platform. For this need, they built a webhook service, which was working great… until it wasn’t.

In this article, they share how they evaluated, chose, and eventually migrated to Apache Kafka for this service. It looks like a lot of work that paid off in the end, woo hoo!

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