What is MessagePack?
It is an efficient binary serialization format. It lets you exchange data among multiple languages like JSON. But it's faster and smaller. Small integers are encoded into a single byte, and typical short strings require only one extra byte in addition to the strings themselves.
MessagePack is a tool in the Serialization Frameworks category of a tech stack.
MessagePack is an open source tool with 6.1K GitHub stars and 509 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MessagePack's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses MessagePack?
3 companies reportedly use MessagePack in their tech stacks, including Alibaba Travels, Net Power & Light, and Keymantics.
16 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MessagePack.
Pros of MessagePack
- Binary serialization format
- Exchange data among multiple languages
- Faster and smaller
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