Quix Platform Users:
If you are deploying your Quix Streams application to the Quix platform directly, all you need for ensuring everything connects as expected is to use the
Application.Quix() automatically configures the application to use Quix Kafka broker and underlying API which allows topic creation.
Using Quix-formatted Messages (SerDes)
The Quix Platform/topics use their own messaging formats, known as
EventData. In order to consume or produce these, you must use the respective SerDes:
QuixDeserializer(can deserialize both)
See Migrating from Legacy Quix Streams for more detail around the Quix format.
You may use any serialization method you like instead of the Quix format, but Quix Platform provides additional features on top of this format in the UI.
You may connect to Quix Platform locally too (e.g. while developing the application on your machine).
To do that, you will need to set the following environment variables:
You can find these values on the platform in your Workspace settings.