Protocol Buffers is a library from Google. It provides efficient and language-independent ways to serialize the data. It supports serialization and deserialization from languages like Java, Python, Go, Dart, etc. It is one of the most popular serialization libraries used across industries by various companies.
The major use-case for Google Protocol Buffers is the serialization and deserialization of data which is simple and fast. Serialization and Deserialization a very important piece in microservices/distributed environment where lot of data is transferred across services. That is why, it becomes a very useful library in developing applications which require high scalability and performance.
This tutorial deep dives into various components that make Google Protocol Buffers a very useful library. It is directed towards software professionals who want to develop highly scalable and performant applications. Post this tutorial, you would have intermediate knowledge of Protocol Buffers and its usage.
To learn from this tutorial, you need to have a good hold over Java or Python and a basic knowledge of data structure is preferable.