Start with the README.adoc. If you don’t have an asciidoc extension in your browser you can read the rendered README directly from GitHub. From here just click links in the document to proceed.
Hawkular Alerting has several deployment options, it can be deployed standalone, or embedded in Hawkular Metrics, or as part of Hawkular Services. The tutorial drives off of a docker container running alerting as part of Hawkular Metrics, generating alerts off of incoming metric data. The first lesson will help you get set up.
Try it and let us know how it goes! If you have any questions or want to share your thoughts, join us on IRC at #hawkular on freenode.