Using Nashorn on a web app platform

Jim Laskey (Oracle) james.laskey at
Mon Mar 31 18:36:41 UTC 2014


With JDK8, ASM has been included in the JDK.  This allows, Lambda, JSR-292 and Nashorn to share the same version of ASM.  Would you describe what issue you are running into?


-- Jim

On Mar 31, 2014, at 3:24 PM, Edmond Kemokai <ekemokai at> wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I am the developer of HiveMind (, it is a web app platform
> for the JVM. It is a combination of a container (jetty), middle-ware and a
> dev environment.
> The platform uses JSR-223 so that a users can use many of the scripting
> engines available for various languages on the JVM.
> Currently it uses Rhino for Javascript, I attempted to integrate Nashorn
> but it seems Nashorn doesn't include ASM and including ASM separately
> creates other conflicts.
> The Groovy jar for instance includes ASM by changing the package names thus
> eliminating conflict...perhaps Nashorn should be packaged this way as well?
> Here is a quick screencast showing usage:
> -Edmond

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