Chapter 1. Instant Vert.x

Welcome to Instant Vert.x. This book has been especially created to provide you with all the information that you need to get operational with Vert.x. You will learn the fundamental concepts of Vert.x as a platform, the typical Vert.x application architecture, appreciate how easy it is to build your first Vert.x application, and discover valuable tips and tricks along the way.

This document contains the following sections:

So what is Vert.x? finds out what Vert.x actually is, what you can do with it, and why it's so appreciated.

Installation teaches you how to download and install Vert.x, and start using it right away.

Quick start provides a guided tour through the world of asynchronous programming – learn to write, understand, ...

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