I write and speak lots about Kafka, and get a fair few questions from this. The most common question is actually nothing to do with Kafka, but instead:
How do you make those cool diagrams?
So here’s a short, and longer, answer!
tl;dr An iOS app called Paper, from a company called FiftyThree
So, how DO you make those cool diagrams? Disclaimer: This is a style that I have copied straight from my esteemed colleagues at Confluent, including Neha Narkhede and Ben Stopford, as well as others including Martin Kleppmann.