Spring Boot 1.5.7 includes 51 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.
Spring Framework 5.0 RC4 has just been released and other Spring projects should follow. Spring Boot 2.0 M4 is just around the corner and this will be a nice way to test the last release candidate of Spring Framework before GA. If you want to take an early look at Spring Boot 2, and we’d love to hear your feedback if you do, please go to start.spring.io and select Spring Boot
If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the
spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.