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 5.2K GitHub stars and 458 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MessagePack's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses MessagePack?
9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MessagePack.
- Binary serialization format
- Exchange data among multiple languages
- Faster and smaller
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