Vert.x Hacks

an appropriate application of ingenuity

During the last couple of weeks I’ve been identifying and documenting what it takes to get Eclipse Vert.x applications to work as GraalVM native images. Until now tweaks and fixes are in place to allow developers to use many common components (bellow you’ll see a small subset of this list),...

I’ve been working with GraalVM for a while now mostly on the Polyglot aspect, but some work has been done in the native image support. Today I’d like to share what it is possible right now, spoiler: run a Docker image with size of 38MB and 10MB of RAM!

Once upon the time… Feb 6, 2013… I’ve started implementing the first Redis Client for Eclipse Vert.x.

During this year Face-2-Face meeting of the Eclipse Vert.x project, I’ve presented a small project I was working on for a few weeks. This project, which later became known as ES4X, had the goal to bringing the JavaScript polyglot side of Vert.x a bit more up to date, and to...