Hi! My name is Michel Krämer. I’m a Researcher, Software Developer, Musician, and Photographer living in Darmstadt, Germany. I’m working for the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD. More…

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gradle-download-task 3.2.0

January, 29th 2017

The new version of the Gradle plugin gradle-download-task 3.2.0 has just been released. The plugin provides a Download task that displays progress information while downloading files, just like Gradle does when it fetches an artifact from a repository.

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Actson 1.2.0 with RFC 7159 compliance

November, 16th 2016

The new version of Actson 1.2.0 has just been released. Actson is a reactive JSON parser (sometimes referred to as non-blocking or asynchronous). It is event-based and can be used together with reactive libraries/tool-kits such as RxJava or Vert.x.

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Actson: a reactive (or non-blocking, or asynchronous) JSON parser

August, 19th 2016

Today I’m happy to announce the very first version of Actson, a reactive JSON parser (sometimes referred to as non-blocking or asynchronous). Actson is event-based and can be used together with reactive libraries/tool-kits such as RxJava or Vert.x. The library is very small and has no dependencies. It only requires Java 7 (or higher).

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gradle-download-task 3.0.0

May, 1st 2016

The new version of the Gradle plugin gradle-download-task 3.0.0 has just been released. The plugin provides a Download task that displays progress information while downloading files, just like Gradle does when it fetches an artifact from a repository.

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10 recipes for gradle-download-task

April, 3rd 2016

I received a couple of requests lately concerning common problems when downloading files in Gradle build scripts using gradle-download-task. Almost all of these issues could be solved by just using gradle-download-task the right way instead of extending the plugin. I have collected a number of example build scripts for these issues over the last months and I thought it would be good idea to summarize them here.

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bson4jackson 2.7 has just been released!

January, 24th 2016

Version 2.7 of bson4jackson has just been released. bson4jackson adds support for BSON, a binary representation of JSON, to the Jackson JSON processor.

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