eroMQ makes it incredibly easy to connect and communicate between individual applications in distinctive patterns. Last time we took a look at the simple **PUSH** / **PULL** socket types. The next types we'll take a look at are the Request / Reply ( **REQ** / **REP** ) sockets. You can [download](https://bitbucket.org/esatterwhite/summer-of-sockets/src) the source code for the following examples if you would like to follow along.
Request & Reply sockets are probably the most familiar and easiest to reason about for web developers. This most obvious use case with REQ and REQ sockets, is a web server. A client ( REQ ) makes a request to the server ( REP ) and it waits until a response comes back. Unlike the PUSH socket,Read More