Vert.x - From zero to (micro-) hero.

This repository is a lab about vert.x explaining how to build distributed microservice reactive applications using Vert.x.

Instructions are available on

Complete code is available in the solution directory.


Vert.x is a toolkit to create reactive distributed applications running on the top of the Java Virtual Machine. Vert.x exhibits very good performances, and a very simple and small API based on the asynchronous, non-blocking development model. With vert.x, you can developed microservices in Java, but also in JavaScript, Groovy, Ruby and Ceylon. Vert.x also lets you interact with Node.JS, .NET or C applications.

This lab is an introduction to microservice development using Vert.x. The application is a fake trading application, and maybe you are going to become (virtually) rich! The applications is a federation of interaction microservices packaged as fat-jar and creating a cluster.


Want to improve this lab ?

Forks and PRs are definitely welcome !


To build the code:

mvn clean install

To build the documentation:

cd docs
docker run -it -v `pwd`:/documents/ asciidoctor/docker-asciidoctor "./" "html"
# or for fish
docker run -it -v (pwd):/documents/ asciidoctor/docker-asciidoctor "./" "html"