hi , one quick question. can we publish messages to a topic in Avro format directly through UI?
In Confluent Cloud? If so, I do not believe you can.
yes in Confluent Cloud , thank you for the confirmation. so my understanding is i need to send the avro test messages to a topic using either CLI or pragmatically
That is correct (I am not sure if it can done with CLI though, I think programmatic is the right way), we have a number of examples on http://developer.confluent.io|developer.confluent.io, let me find you one
Wait you are right, CLI can do it too