At Ancestry we're starting a project using Kafka where a large majority of out producer processes are going to be in C#.

I've done a bit of research and have found a few repos that have c# clients which all seem to be at different points of development.

So I have two questions:

1. Is there a c# client that is in active or at least semi active development? We are starting with Kafka 0.7 first but eventually we will transition to 0.8. So if anyone is making inroads there that would also be useful information.

2. Are there any c# based shops using Kafka producers? If so is there another arrangement besides sending messages directly from c# stacks that works well? We floated an idea of possibly writing a java based log scraping tool but direct sending would be cleaner.

I asked if we could switch all of our code to Java and was threatened with being shot from a cannon into the sun. But any suggestions would still be great. :)

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