Code Play #1: WebSockets With Vert.x and Angular

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This is the first of the series of Code Play where I will be dabbling with tech I’ve not had much chance to get deep into.

Looking around various web-socket libraries, I wanted something quick and easy to get up and running that could handle some complex eventing. Vert.x and Angular seemed a nice combination and will be used to make an app that communicates via web-sockets and the vert.x event bus. To make this a little more exciting, there will be an array of HTML canvas’s that will display what other people are drawing in real time: