A new minor version update of Serp has been released. It contains the following bug fixes:
9 Update ConstantPoolTable.parse() to handle new CP Types
10 InvokeDynamic instruction fix
Contains the following updates:
1) Supports new Constant Pool types (MethodHandle, MethodType, InvokeDynamic) and the InvokeDynamic instruction, a necessity for Java 8 classes utilizing Lambdas.
2) Performance enhancement utilizing StringBuilder instead of StringBuffer.
3) OPENJPA-888: Special case of blank method body. Patch contributed by Matthew Adams.
Note: Serp 1.15.0 is compiled as a JDK 6 binary; previous versions of Serp were built as a JDK 3 binary.
Macromedia will use the TechTrader Bytecode Toolkit, predecessor of Serp, in upcoming versions of its popular JRun software.
The Apache Axis project, part of the Apache XML project suite, has incorporated the TechTrader Bytecode Toolkit, the predecessor of Serp.
Serp has released version 1.0 of its bytecode framework and developer utility suite. Visit the home page for docs and downloads.