kotlinx.serialization v1.2.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 2021-07-08 // 5 months ago
  • ๐Ÿ›  This release contains various bugfixes, some useful features and important performance improvements. 0๏ธโƒฃ It also uses Kotlin 1.5.20 as default.

    ๐Ÿ”‹ Features

    • Support for @JsonNames and coerceInputValues in Json.decodeFromDynamic (#1479)
    • Add factory function to wrap a serial descriptor with a custom name for custom delegating serializers (#1547) (thanks to Fadenfire)
    • Allow contextually serialized types to be used as map keys in Json (#1552) (thanks to pdvrieze)

    ๐Ÿ›  Bugfixes and performance improvements

    • Update size in JsonStringBuilder slow-path to avoid excessive array-copies for large strings with escape symbols (#1491)
    • Optimize integer encoding length in CBOR (#1570) (thanks to davertay)
    • Throw JsonDecodingException instead of ClassCastException during unexpected null in TreeJsonDecoder (#1550)
    • Prohibit 'null' strings in lenient mode in order to get rid of 'null' and "null" ambiguity (#1549)
    • Avoid usage of reflective-like serialDescriptor<KType> in production sources (#1540)
    • Added correct error message when deserializing missing enum member for Properties format (#1539)
    • Make DescriptorSchemaCache in Json thread-local on Native (#1484)