The first release of vertx-junit-annotations, an aid to performing integration tests for your verticles and modules, is now available: https://github.com/vert-x/vertx-junit-annotations
The release number is 1.3.0.final, which doesn't mean you've missed some releases, it's just aligning the major & minor versions to the vert.x version against which it is built.
The JAR is already in Maven Central, so you can use it immediately. There's some notes on the README, but we recommend that you look at the project's own tests for some examples of how it is expected to work.
We'll be adding more examples, documentation and additional notes over the next few weeks, but feel free to ask on the mailing list if you have questions.