USerial — v0.5.2011.04.21 released April 21st, 2011
Patrick Stein

I am releasing a new version of my USerial library.

This release extends the (make-slot-serializer ...) and (make-accessor-serializer ...) so that you can pass an existing instance into the unserializers with the :object parameter rather than having the factory form allocate a new instance.

This release also provides ways to serialize and unserialize from slots and accessors in other code to allow even greater flexibility:

(serialize-accessors* (:string person-name
                       :uint8  person-age
                       :string person-hair-color)
     *person-instance* :buffer buffer)

(unserialize-slots* (:string name
                     :uint8  age
                     :string hair-color)
     *person-instance* :buffer buffer)

The serialize-slots* and unserialize-accessors* macros are also available.

Here is the latest:

Edit: Special thanks to Elliott Slaughter. The above improvements came out of recommendations from him.

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