How to install ZeroMQ with C# and .NET binding and example on Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 or 2010

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2013)

How to install ZeroMQ with C# and .NET  binding and example on Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 or 2010

See towards the end which seems to be a decent tutorial from CodeProject.com

Download Zero MQ from: http://www.zeromq.org/distro:microsoft-windows
C# bindings: http://www.zeromq.org/bindings:clr or https://github.com/zeromq/clrzmq
You could also install the C# bindings (clrzmq) with NuGet:
Just download and optn the VSIX file with your Visual Studio.
Install clrmzq 3 with: http://packages.nuget.org/Packages/clrzmq
Use the NuGet package manager console:
This process could fail dueif in Visual Studio 2012:
Install-Package : Could not install package ‘clrzmq 3.0.0-rc1’. You are trying to install this package into a project that targets ‘.NETFramework,Version=v3.5’, b
ut the package does not contain any assembly references that are compatible with that framework. For more information, contact the package author.
At line:1 char:16
+ Install-Package <<<< clrzmq -Pre
+ CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Install-Package], InvalidOperationException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : NuGetCmdletUnhandledException,NuGet.PowerShell.Commands.InstallPackageCommand
For Visual Studio 2010, do the above but ensure to have a project solution open (i.e. Your ZeroMQ solution)
Install-Package : The current environment doesn’t have a solution open.
At line:1 char:16
+ Install-Package <<<< clrzmq -Pre
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (:) [Install-Package], InvalidOperationException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : NuGetNoActiveSolution,NuGet.PowerShell.Commands.InstallPackageCommand


Try out C# ZeroMQ examples here: https://github.com/imatix/zguide

Working tutorial with examples:

The CodeProject seems to work ok on Visual Studio 2010 but is somewhat using outdated ZeroMQ DLLs.

See how I plan to use this for my HFT platform

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