Wouldn’t it be great if we could work on applications that leverage Microsoft Service Bus locally without having to connect to and potentially pay for Microsoft Azure?
Not everyone knows this, but there’s a local counterpart to Microsoft Azure Service Bus in the form of Service Bus for Windows. Those that do know about it know that it doesn’t have a great development story and can be a pain in the arse to set up.
In this post we’ll take the sting out of the process and show you how you can get your local environment set up so you and the rest of your team can develop against Service Bus without using any Microsoft Azure services.
You’ll need an instance of SQL server to which you have admin rights to use Service Bus for Windows.
IMPORTANT: If you have any other service running that use the default AMQP ports 5671, & 5672 then the configuration…
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