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Spring Vault 1.1.0 GA and 2.0.0 M3 available

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the general availability of Spring Vault 1.1.0 and the third milestone of Spring Vault 2.0, available from Maven Cental respective the milestone repository.

Highlights of Spring Vault 1.1 GA release are:

  • Pull-mode support for AppRole authentication.

  • Vault login using via AWS IAM.

  • Support of batch transit operations.

  • Rotation of generic secrets based on their lease duration.

  • Introduction of VaultEndpointProvider to configure endpoints dynamically.


Spring AMQP 2.0.0 RELEASE Available

I am pleased to announce that the 2.0.0.RELEASE of Spring AMQP is now available in the Spring release repository and Maven Central.

First of all thanks to all community members for any feedback and contributions to make this new instalment of Spring for AMQP and RabbitMQ support project!

Some highlights what we have after a year and a couple months of amazing team work:

  • Full Java 8 and Spring Framework 5.0 support;

  • New spring-rabbit-junit artifact with some useful testing utilities including BrokerRunning JUnit @Rule;

  • The amqp-client library of version 5.0;

  • A DirectMessageListenerContainer to allow to consume messages directly on the client thread instead of queue-based logic in the SimpleMessageListenerContainer;

  • A ConnectionNameStrategy option for the ConnectionFactory to name target Broker connections for possible diagnostics;

  • new RabbitOperations.invoke() for batch of template operation on the dedicated, thread-bound channel;

  • Encoder support for the Logback AmqpAppender;

  • Removed deprecated API since previous version;

  • And, of course, a ton of bug fixes!


Spring Cloud Dalston SR4 Is Now Available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that Service Release 4 (SR4) of the Spring Cloud Dalston Release Train is available today. The release can be found in the Maven Central repository. You can check out the Dalston release notes for more information.

The following modules were updated as part of Dalston.SR4:

Module Version
Spring Cloud Contract 1.1.4.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Config 1.3.3.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Commons 1.2.4.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Netflix 1.3.5.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Sleuth 1.2.5.RELEASE

Spring For Apache Kafka 2.0 GA Available

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the 2.0.0.RELEASE of the Spring for Apache Kafka 2.0 version.

As mentioned in the 2.0 RC1 announcement, the 1.3 GA is also available supporting the Kafka 0.11.x.x client with Spring Framework 4.3.x applications.

They are available for download from the Release Repository and Maven Central:

repositories {
    maven { url '' }
compile "org.springframework.kafka:spring-kafka:2.0.0.RELEASE"

That was 6 months journey to bring a Java 8 and Spring Framework 5 vision for Spring for Apache Kafka project and here is what we have so far overall:


Reactor Bismuth is out

It is my great pleasure to announce the GA release of Reactor Bismuth, which notably encompasses reactor-core 3.1.0.RELEASE and reactor-netty 0.7.0.RELEASE 🎉

With the release of Spring Framework 5.0 now just happening, you can imagine this is a giant step for Project Reactor :)

bismuth crystal
Like the bismuth crystal this release is intricate

The release contains a lot of changes and API polishing. For reactor-core you can find the exhaustive list in the release notes.

There is a known (minor) issue with the reactor-core and reactor-test sources jars: They contain duplicate java source entries. See issue #887 for more details.

Spring Framework 5.0 goes GA

Dear Spring community,

It is my pleasure to announce that, after more than a year of milestones and RCs and almost two years of development overall, Spring Framework 5.0 is finally generally available as 5.0.0.RELEASE from and Maven Central!

This brand-new generation of the framework is ready for 2018 and beyond: with support for JDK 9 and the Java EE 8 API level (e.g. Servlet 4.0), as well as comprehensive integration with Reactor 3.1, JUnit 5, and the Kotlin language. On top of that all, Spring Framework 5 comes with many functional API variants and introduces a dedicated reactive web framework called Spring WebFlux, next to a revised version of our Servlet-based web framework Spring MVC.


Spring REST Docs 1.2.2.RELEASE

It’s my pleasure to announce that Spring REST Docs 1.2.2.RELEASE is available from Maven Central, JCenter, and our release repository. My thanks to everyone who contributed to this release by reporting bugs and opening pull requests.

This maintenance release includes a handful of bug fixes and documentation improvements. It is a recommend upgrade for all Spring REST Docs users.

GitHub | Issues | Documentation | Twitter | Gitter | Stack Overflow


Spring AMQP 2.0 Release Candidate 2 Available

I am pleased to announce that the 2.0.0.RC2 release candidate of Spring AMQP is now available in the Spring milestone repository.

Since the first release candidate the primary changes are:

  • update to the new 5.0 version of the amqp-client library

  • increase the default prefetch count in listener containers

A complete list of changes since RC1 can be found in the release notes.

Thanks to all the community members for their feedback and contributions!

The GA release will follow shortly after the Spring Framework 5.0 GA release.


Spring Cloud Task 1.2.2.RELEASE is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Cloud Task 1.2.2.RELEASE is now available via Maven Central, Github and the Pivotal download repository. This release adds support for Spring Framework’s recent added support for db engines other than MYISAM for the sequence tables when using MySql. A special thanks to Thomas Risberg for the contributions around this issue.

Spring Cloud Task Home | Source on GitHub | Reference Documentation

We look forward to your feedback in Github, StackOverflow, to me directly via Twitter @michaelminella or at SpringOnePlatform in December!


Spring IO Platform Brussels-SR5

I am pleased to announce that Spring IO Platform Brussels-SR5 is now available from both and Maven Central.

This maintenance release upgrades the versions of a number of the projects in the Platform:

  • Spring AMQP 1.7.4
  • Spring Boot 1.5.7
  • Spring Data Ingalls SR7
  • Spring Framework 4.3.11
  • Spring Integration 4.3.12
  • Spring Loaded 1.2.8
  • Spring Web Flow 2.4.6

The versions of a number of third-party dependencies have also been updated.

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