Tim Fox



Tim has been doing software engineering for almost 18 years, and has spent the last 8 years exclusively working in open source.

Tim is employed by Red Hat where he is the creator and project lead for Vert.x - the reactive, polyglot application platform.

Before creating Vert.x he spent several years leading messaging development at JBoss – in particular creating the HornetQ messaging system, which is at the heart of Wildfly (previously known as JBoss Application Server) and JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.

Tim also worked for a while with RabbitMQ at SpringSource, and was also one of the original core developers of the Mobicents telecommunication platform.

Tim lives in Somerset, UK with his family.


High Performance Reactive Applications with Vert.x

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Vert.x is a lightweight, high performance, reactive application platform for the JVM that's designed for modern mobile, web, and enterprise applications. In this talk you will learn about the design principles and motivation behind Vert.x and why we are heading for a reactive future. You will therefore hear to overview including demonstrations of some of the key features of Vert.x including the distributed event bus Which extends right into the browser, high availability, and the modules System. demonstration will INVOLVE examples in Java, JavaScript, Scala, Groovy and Python.





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