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.NET vs Vert.x: What are the differences?

Developers describe .NET as "A free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications". .NET is a general purpose development platform. With .NET, you can use multiple languages, editors, and libraries to build native applications for web, mobile, desktop, gaming, and IoT for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and more. On the other hand, Vert.x is detailed as "A tool-kit for building reactive applications on the JVM". It is event driven and non blocking application framework. This means your app can handle a lot of concurrency using a small number of kernel threads. It lets your app scale with minimal hardware.

.NET and Vert.x belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

.NET is an open source tool with 11.2K GitHub stars and 2.41K GitHub forks. Here's a link to .NET's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, .NET has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1566 company stacks & 239 developers stacks; compared to Vert.x, which is listed in 20 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

Decisions about .NET and Vert.x
Ing. Alvaro Rodríguez Scelza
Software Systems Engineer at Ripio · | 9 upvotes · 350.3K views

Decided to change all my stack to microsoft technologies for they behave just great together. It is very easy to set up and deploy projects using visual studio and azure. Visual studio is also an amazing IDE, if not the best, when used for C#, it allows you to work in every aspect of your software.

Visual studio templates for ASP.NET MVC are the best I've found compared to django, rails, laravel, and others.

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Pros of .NET
Pros of Vert.x
  • 271
    Tight integration with visual studio
  • 261
    Stable code
  • 187
    Great community
  • 181
    Reliable and strongly typed server side language.
  • 141
    Microsoft
  • 119
    Fantastic documentation
  • 89
    Great 3rd party libraries
  • 79
    Speedy
  • 71
    Great azure integration
  • 63
    Great support
  • 33
    Linq
  • 33
    C#
  • 33
    Highly productive
  • 30
    High Performance
  • 28
    Great programming languages (C#, VB)
  • 24
    Open source
  • 19
    Powerful Web application framework (ASP.NET MVC)
  • 16
    Fast
  • 16
    Clean markup with razor
  • 15
    Powerful ORM (EntityFramework)
  • 13
    Dependency injection
  • 10
    Visual studio + Resharper = <3
  • 10
    Constantly improving to keep up with new trends
  • 8
    High-Performance
  • 8
    TFS
  • 8
    Security
  • 7
    Huge ecosystem and communities
  • 7
    Job opportunities
  • 7
    Integrated and Reliable
  • 6
    Light-weight
  • 6
    Lovely
  • 5
    {get; set;}
  • 5
    Variations
  • 5
    Asynchrony
  • 4
    Useful IoC
  • 4
    Support and SImplicity
  • 4
    Entity framework
  • 4
    Concurrent
  • 4
    Scaffolding
  • 4
    Default Debuging tools
  • 3
    Blazor
  • 2
    F♯
  • 2
    F#
  • 2
    Nuget package manager
  • 11
    Light weight
  • 10
    Fast
  • 7
    Java
  • 5
    Developers Are Super
  • 4
    Extensible
  • 1
    Central Config (Redis)

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Cons of .NET
Cons of Vert.x
  • 12
    C#
  • 11
    Too expensive to deploy and maintain
  • 7
    Microsoft dependable systems
  • 7
    Microsoft itself
  • 4
    Hard learning curve
  • 2
    Tight integration with visual studio
  • 1
    Not have a full fledged visual studio for linux
  • 2
    Steep Learning Curve
  • 2
    Too Many Conflicting Versions And Suggestions

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What is .NET?

.NET is a general purpose development platform. With .NET, you can use multiple languages, editors, and libraries to build native applications for web, mobile, desktop, gaming, and IoT for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and more.

What is Vert.x?

It is event driven and non blocking application framework. This means your app can handle a lot of concurrency using a small number of kernel threads. It lets your app scale with minimal hardware.

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