Change Log - Version 7.3.0 - Release Date April 14, 2014

This release includes support for Java 8. Java 8 specific enhancements are as follows:

  • Reading & Writing the updated class format.
  • Renaming and removal of:
    • Methods created by lambda expressions (e.g. (x,y)->x+y;).
    • Methods referenced by method references (e.g. MyClass::myMethod).
    • Static methods in interfaces.
    • Default methods in interfaces.
  • Renaming repeating annotations.
  • Optional removal of the MethodParameters attribute (Controlled by "Unknown Attributes").
  • Removal of TypeAnnotations attributes.
  • Support for classes using new Java 8 functionality such as Base64 encoding and the Date & Time API.

Other Enhancements

  • The windows shortcut will attempt to launch DashO as an executable jar when javaw.exe is not on the path.


  • A potential Verify Error with the Stack Map Table in Java 7 will no longer occur when working with methods > 32K and try/catch control flow is turned on.


  • Updates to the PreEmptive Analytics API.