Spring Framework vs Vert.x: What are the differences?
Spring Framework: An application framework and inversion of control container for the Java platform. It provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications - on any kind of deployment platform The framework's core features can be used by any Java application, but there are extensions for building web applications on top of the Java EE platform.; Vert.x: 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.
Spring Framework and Vert.x can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
Spring Framework is an open source tool with 30.6K GitHub stars and 19.6K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Spring Framework's open source repository on GitHub.
OpenGov, AgoraPulse, and NOYSI are some of the popular companies that use Vert.x, whereas Spring Framework is used by Monkey Exchange, CrawlorSoft, and engel80. Vert.x has a broader approval, being mentioned in 20 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Spring Framework, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.