Blog Archive for May 11, 2017

Failed Installing Kafka on Windows

May 11, 2017

I wanted to try the Kafka message broker on my laptop. Unfortunately it's only an i3 with 8Gb of RAM running Windows 7, and I failed due to an out of memory error.

Here is the documented approach I followed.


First, I installed a JDK for Java 8 ...

Dot Net Core Issues

May 11, 2017

I've recently converted a project from .NET to .NET core 1.1, and I encountered some issues along the way. This is a documented list, so I can keep track of when they get addressed.


  • There is no support for embedding languages (Dynamic Language Runtime doesn’t work ...