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Slimmer, trimmer messaging from Google

Google’s Protocol Buffers offer lightweight, language-independent object serialization. I love the design, especially as I’m increasingly seeing enterprise networks clogged with hordes of oversized XML messages. Protocol buffer bindings are available for C++, Java, and Python, but not C# yet. Once there is support for .NET, I think this could be a really interesting technology for financial applications.

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  1. Daniel Chait | July 15, 2008 at 6:37 pm | Permalink

    Seems very cool; .NET bindings can’t be too hard to make. Perhaps something to throw up on CodePlex over the weekend?

  2. Doug | July 15, 2008 at 7:06 pm | Permalink

    They do look interesting. Here is a post by Ted Neward
    So You Say You Want to Kill XML…

    http://blogs.tedneward.com/2008/07/11/So+You+Say+You+Want+To+Kill+XML.aspx

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