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Micha Kops: Creating a Websocket Chat Application with Vert.x and Java

Vert.x is a modern, lightweight framework to build high performance applications running on the Java Virtual Machine. The framework is polyglot so that you’re able to write your application in Java, Groovy, Ruby, Python or even Javascript. In addition it offers a nice component system, an actor-like concurrency model a distributed event bus and an elegant API to create scalable applications in no time. In the following tutorial we’re going to build a websocket chat by creating a HTTP server and...