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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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