Top Hotpatching Technologies

by Martin Monperrus

Hotpatching is a really cool technology. Being involved in that realm, here are the most notable hotpatching solutions.

List of commercial hotpatching solutions

Apptimize has a product to hotfix errors, called "Instant Update"

Rollout does hotpatching for iOS.

Hansel focuses on mobile Java applications.

Makitoo provides a hotpatching technology for Java (Android and server applications)

List of open-source solutions

JSpatch bridges Objective-C and Javascript using the Objective-C runtime so as to write hotfixes in JS.

Nuwa provides a framework to support dynamic patches in Android.