One behalf of the Spring Boot team, and everyone that has contributed, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.4.0 has been released and is available now from repo.spring.io, Maven Central and Bintray. This release adds a significant number of new features and improvements and builds on the latest release of the Spring Framework. For full upgrade instructions and “new and noteworthy” features please see the release notes.
Here are some of the highlights of v1.4:
Spring Boot will now perform analysis of common startup failures and provide useful diagnostic information rather than simply logging a stack trace. For example, if you have a port clash, you’ll now see the following message: