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…

Latest blog posts

Command line tool for citations and bibliographies

October, 25th 2013

I was working very hard on the new version of citeproc-java lately and I’m glad to announce that it has just been released. The highlights in version 0.6 are:

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Generating citations and bibliographies with CSL and citeproc-java

September, 16th 2013

I was recently writing a scientific document with AsciiDoc. As usual my toolchain was AsciiDoc → DocBook → FO → PDF. It really worked quite well until I came to the point where manually adding citations and editing the bibliography by hand became really complex and I suddenly found myself yearning for more automation.

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bson4jackson 2.2 has just been released!

May, 9th 2013

Version 2.2 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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Spamihilator website now Open Source

May, 2nd 2013

I’ve just released the source code of the Spamihilator website as Open Source. You can download it from the following GitHub repository:

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5 anti-spam measures for phpBB 3.0

March, 30th 2013

phpBB is an open-source forum software that is very popular and widely used. This makes it an ideal target for spammers. The phpBB developers therefore implemented an improved Captcha in version 3.0. But spammers have already adapted to this and have implemented improved bots that are able to break the new Captcha and to automatically create junk posts. In the following I will describe five anti-spam measures that effectively reduce spam in every phpBB 3.x instance. The main goal of these measures is to block as many spam posts as possible without affecting normal forum users.

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bson4jackson 2.0 has just been released!

April, 9th 2012

Version 2.0 of bson4jackson has just been released. bson4jackson adds support for BSON, a binary representation of JSON, to the Jackson JSON processor. The latest release of bson4jackson now supports Jackson 2.0.

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