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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ECMAScript 6/7 on the JVM with TypeScript and Vert.x

December, 20th 2015

Following the latest release of Vert.x 3.2 I’ve just uploaded a new version of vertx-lang-typescript 1.1.0. The library adds TypeScript support to Vert.x 3. TypeScript is a programming language that compiles to JavaScript. It supports the ECMAScript 6 (ECMAScript 2015, ES6) standard and also a few parts of ECMAScript 7 (ES7) already.

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New releases of bson4jackson and gradle-download-task

December, 15th 2015

Today I’m happy to announce new versions of bson4jackson 2.6.0 and gradle-download-task 2.1.0. bson4jackson adds support for BSON, a binary representation of JSON, to the Jackson JSON processor. gradle-download-task is a Gradle plugin that provides a Download task displaying progress information while downloading files—just like Gradle does when it fetches an artifact from a repository.

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vertx-lang-typescript 1.0.0

October, 7th 2015

I’m happy to announce the first stable version of vertx-lang-typescript. The library adds support for (the all-new) TypeScript 1.6 to (the also all-new) Vert.x 3.1 or higher.

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gradle-download-task 2.0.0

August, 19th 2015

The new version of the Gradle plugin gradle-download-task 2.0.0 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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Upgrading to Windows 10 fails with error code 80240020

August, 15th 2015

Today Windows 10 was finally available on my laptop. I started the upgrade process but after a couple of minutes it said it had failed due to error code 80240020—whatever that means.

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bson4jackson 2.5 has just been released!

May, 25th 2015

Version 2.5 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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