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).
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.
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.
January, 24th 2016
December, 20th 2015
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.