Java convert - Changes

Release History

Version Date Description
1.8 2015-09-29 Version 1.8
1.7 2014-08-04 Version 1.7
1.6 2014-01-27 Version 1.6
1.5 2013-09-17 Version 1.5
1.4 2013-08-15 Version 1.4
1.3.1 2013-03-08 Version 1.3.1
1.3 2013-01-25 Version 1.3
1.2 2011-10-27 Version 1.2
1.1.2 2011-10-21 Version 1.1.2
1.1.1 2011-10-24 Version 1.1.1
1.1 2010-12-04 Version 1.1
1.0 2010-09-05 Version 1.0
0.5 unreleased Version 0.5

Release 1.8 – 2015-09-29

Type Changes By
Avoid use of java.xml.DatatypeConverter which may help Android. Fixes #7. jodastephen
Add support for Guava TypeToken and java.lang.reflect.Type. Most string formats of TypeToken are handled, but not all (eg. union types, mult-dimensional arrays). The Guava dependency is completely optional, loaded by reflection. jodastephen
Avoid possible null pointer exception when loading a class. jodastephen

Release 1.7 – 2014-08-04

Type Changes By
Add ability to extract the effective type. Useful when serializing data to avoid exposing private subclasses. The effective type is the class defining the FromString. Fixes #8. jodastephen

Release 1.6 – 2014-01-27

Type Changes By
Add support for renaming types and enum constants. Fixes #6. jodastephen

Release 1.5 – 2013-09-17

Type Changes By
Add support for all primitive object arrays. jodastephen
Add support for boolean[]. jodastephen
Add support for numeric primitive arrays. jodastephen
Add support for char[] and byte[]. jodastephen
Add StringConverterFactory for more flexible initialization. jodastephen
Weaken generics to better support framework-level access. jodastephen
Add isConvertible() method. jodastephen
Validate the @FromString is a static method. jodastephen

Release 1.4 – 2013-08-15

Type Changes By
Change to use Maven plugin for OSGi, changing some published info. jodastephen
Home page at GitHub. jodastephen
Add support for FromString using a factory. Issue #5. jodastephen
Change to use m2e Maven Eclipse. jodastephen

Release 1.3.1 – 2013-03-08

Type Changes By
Fix OSGI manifest. rocketraman

Release 1.3 – 2013-01-25

Type Changes By
Add register method designed for JDK 1.8 method references or lambdas. jodastephen
Change to requiring JDK 1.6. jodastephen
Add alternate package locations for JSR-310 classes. jodastephen

Release 1.2 – 2011-10-27

Type Changes By
Add support for CharSequence based fromString methods. jodastephen
Add support for JSR-310 by reflection, avoiding a dependency. jodastephen
Allow registration of conversions by method name. jodastephen
Allow toString conversion to specify the desired type. jodastephen

Release 1.1.2 – 2011-10-21

Type Changes By
Allow conversion of primitive types. jodastephen

Release 1.1.1 – 2011-10-24

Type Changes By
Allow conversion of primitive types jodastephen

Release 1.1 – 2010-12-04

Type Changes By
Enable superclass factories. jodastephen

Release 1.0 – 2010-09-05

Type Changes By
Lots of tests and fixes. jodastephen

Release 0.5 – unreleased

Type Changes By
Initial checkin. jodastephen

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