New releases of bson4jackson and gradle-download-task
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
displaying progress information while downloading files—just like Gradle does
when it fetches an artifact from a repository.
Grab the new releases while they’re still hot:
The new versions are maintenance releases fixing a few minor bugs.
- Upgrade to Jackson 2.6
- Add missing
hashCode()functions for custom types
- Add support for
MinKey(see issue #51)
- Update to Gradle 2.9
- Support Gradle’s
--offlinecommand line parameter (see feature request #33)
For a complete description of bson4jackson (including how to download it) have a look at my tutorial. If you want to learn more about gradle-download-task have a look at its README file or at my earlier post.
Posted by Michel Krämer
on 15 December 2015
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