Jackson scala3 support that uses gzoller/scala-reflection to get type info

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Jackson Scala 3 support that uses gzoller/scala-reflection to get type info based on Scala 3 Tasty files (or at compile time, see Performance section).

This lib can be used with jackson-module-scala. By default, jackson-module-scala uses Java reflection to work out the class structure.

ScalaReflectionExtensions can be mixed into your ObjectMapper in as a similar way to jackson-module-scala's ClassTagExtensions and ScalaObjectMapper.

libraryDependencies += "com.github.pjfanning" %% "jackson-scala3-reflection-extensions" % "2.13.2"
import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.json.JsonMapper
import com.fasterxml.jackson.module.scala.DefaultScalaModule
import com.github.pjfanning.jackson.reflection.ScalaReflectionExtensions

val mapperBuilder = JsonMapper.builder()

val mapper = mapperBuilder.build() :: ScalaReflectionExtensions

// this should also work but Jackson is moving to supporting only creating mapper instances from a builder
val mapper2 = new ObjectMapper with ScalaReflectionExtensions

val instance = mapper.readValue[MyClass](jsonText)


The code to calculate the class details can be slow, as detailed in gzoller/scala-reflection. The results are cached, so they won't be recalculated every time you call readValue.

If performance worries you then you should consider enabling the compiler plugin.

addCompilerPlugin("co.blocke" %% "scala-reflection" % "1.1.4")