DashO Java Obfuscator Change Log V8.5 Build 0 – Release Date May 2, 2018

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Published on May 2, 2018 by PreEmptive Admin

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Change Log – Version 8.5.0 – Release Date May 2, 2018

IMPORTANT NOTE:
With the DashO Gradle Plugin v3.1.0, obfuscation is now enabled, in Android builds, by the standard minifyEnabled setting.
The disabledForBuildTypes and disabledForBuildVariants settings can no longer be used.

Enhancements:

  • File > Download Sample Projects was added to allow quick access to the samples.
  • Method call removal now supports removing non-void-return methods.
  • Documented how to use method call removal to remove Android logging calls.
  • Improved usability of file browsing dialogs in the DashO GUI.
  • A default editor (notepad.exe on Windows or TextEdit.app on macOS) is now used when viewing the project and reports.
  • Added support for generating a ProGuard-compatible map file when renaming classes.

Changes:

  • The samples have been moved online and are no longer included with the DashO installation.
  • Improved organization of GUI documentation.
  • Wildcard class matching for method call removal is deprecated.
  • The <obfuscate-jar> task, in the Ant integration, is deprecated.
  • Updated the DashO Gradle Plugin:
    • v3.1.0 with support for the Android Gradle 3.1.0 & 3.1.1 plugins and which uses minifyEnabled instead of disabledForBuildVariants.
    • v3.0.3 with the generateProGuardMap configuration option.
  • Includes apktool-2.3.3.
  • Includes dex-tools-2.1-nightly-28.

Fixes:

  • Globally Excluded classes are now listed on the Method Call Removal screen.