Wrap eventBus of vert.x 3 as transport layer for RPC invoking
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Wrap eventBus of vert.x 3 as transport layer for RPC invoking, and arguments of method could be POJO or primitive. You just have to define interface of service, and then implements it with server end. Expose interface as client for invoker, say separation of interface and implementation.


How to using

1.Define service interface.

public interface MyService {
	void hello(String what, Handler<AsyncResult<String>> handler)

2.Implements service with interface.

public ExampleService implements MyService {
  	public void hello(String what, Handler<AsyncResult<String>> handler) {
		handler.handle(Future.succeededFuture("echo " + what));

3.Startup service on the server end.

RPCServerOptions serverOption = new RPCServerOptions(vertx).setBusAddress("Address").addService(new ExampleService());
RPCServer rpcServer = new VertxRPCServer(serverOption);

4.Invoke service from client.

RPCClientOptions<MyService> rpcClientOptions = new RPCClientOptions<MyService>(vertx).setBusAddress("Address")

MyService myService = new VertxRPCClient(rpcClientOptions).bindService();

//invoking service
myService.hello("world", result -> {

We also support vertx's future as return type, you can specific return type with Future.

Future<User> getUserById(int id);

full example could be found here.

Custom exception

You can custom exception as normal, the exception will be passed from server side to client side.
but the exception your defined that have to a Constructor with a parameter which type have to be String.
you can find example here

Hook method

You can also hook your method either client or server or both.
just implement interface RPCHook and then put it into Option.

RPCClientOptions<SampleHandlerSPI> rpcClientHandlerOptions = new RPCClientOptions<SampleHandlerSPI>(vertx).setRpcHook(new ClientServiceHook())

hook method running in a worker thread, so you can running with block method, we using it add reqId for identify method in invoking chain, and could also make metric for performance monitor and logs.

The more detail

We also support Reactive as return type, so you can define your interface as

Observable<String> hello(String what) instead of void hello(String what, Handler<AsyncResult<String>> handler)

or CompletableFuture

CompletableFuture<String> hello(String what) instead of void hello(String what, Handler<AsyncResult<String>> handler)

One more thing that about timeout and retry. you can make annotation on your interface to define timeout for specify method and retry times.

    @RequestProp(timeout = 1, timeUnit = TimeUnit.SECONDS, retry = 2)
    void hello(String what, Handler<AsyncResult<String>> handler);


	@RequestProp(timeout = 1000) //default timeUnit is milliseconds
    void hello(String what, Handler<AsyncResult<String>> handler)

You can specify default timeout parameter in RPCClientOptions, if there are no RequestProp annotation on method, vertx-rpc will using default timeout, annotation @RequestProp have highest priority.

retry = 2 meaning that will repeat request at most 2 times after found Timeout Exception, this is not include original request, so this would be throw Timeout Exception after try 3 times.