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Spring Boot 2.0 goes GA

On behalf of the team, it is my very great pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 2.0 is now generally available as 2.0.0.RELEASE from and Maven Central!

This release is the culmination of 17 months work and over 6800 commits by 215 different individuals. A massive thank you to everyone that has contributed, and to all the early adopters that have been providing vital feedback on the milestones.

This is the first major revision of Spring Boot since 1.0 was released almost 4 years ago. It’s also the first GA version of Spring Boot that provides support for Spring Framework 5.0.


Reactor BISMUTH-SR7 is out!

On behalf of the whole Reactor Team, it is my pleasure to announce that the Reactor BISMUTH-SR7 release train is now available. As always, we recommend using the reactor-bom Bill Of Material.

In time for Spring Boot 2, this release train comes with improvements and bugfixes to core, extras, and reactor-netty.

This blog post highlights the most significant changes in both SR7 and last week’s SR6 release trains.

Reactor-Core 3.1.5

What’s new since 3.1.3? See the full release notes of the 3.1.4.RELEASE and the 3.1.5.RELEASE. Core changes include more than 15 improvements and bugfixes.


Spring Data Kay SR5 released

On behalf of the Spring Data team, I’d like to announce the fifth service release of the Kay release train in prospect of Spring Boot 2.0 GA.

This service release ships with 23 tickets fixed. Kay SR5 will be picked up by Spring Boot 2.0 GA for your convenience and is a strongly recommended upgrade to users of the Kay release train.

You can find all details within the linked changelogs.


Spring Cloud Finchley.M7 Has Been Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 7 (M7) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. This release is compatible with Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Finchley Release Train

Spring Cloud Netflix

  • All of the code releated to Feign has been moved to a separate project, Spring Cloud OpenFeign.
  • There is a known issue with the Hystrix Webflux endpoint when using Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2. You can follow this issue in Reactor for more information.

Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.4.0 M1 released

The Spring Cloud Data Flow team is excited to announce the release of 1.4.0 M1. Follow the Getting Started guides for Local Server, Cloud Foundry, and Kubernetes.

A big focus of this first milestone release of the 1.4.x line has been the Dashboard UI. In an effort to keep our UI dependencies current at all times, we finally upgraded the UI to Angular 5.2 and Angular CLI 1.6. Furthermore, the UI now provides better integration with Spring Cloud Skipper.

As such, you can now manage the versions of App Registrations and set a default version.


Spring for Apache Kafka 2.1.3, Spring Integration Kafka 3.0.2 are Available

I am pleased to announce that Spring for Apache Kafka 2.1.3.RELEASE is available.

In addition, the Spring Integration extension spring-integration-kafka 3.0.2.RELEASE is also available.

While these are point releases in the 2.1.x (and 3.0.x) lines; they introduce some important new features:

Spring for Apache Kafka

  • Request/Reply messaging with the ReplyingKafkaTemplate

  • pause/resume on listener containers

  • default @KafkaHandler method for multi-method @KafkaListener

  • ChainedKafkaTransactionManager to improve transaction synchronization scenarios


Spring Integration 5.0.2 Available

On behalf of the Spring Integration team I am pleased to announce that the 5.0.2.RELEASE maintenance version for the Spring Integration is available.

It can be downloaded from Maven Central, JCenter, and our release repository:

compile "org.springframework.integration:spring-integration-core:5.0.2.RELEASE"

As usual I would like to thank all community members for their ongoing active contributions to the framework!

Along with upgrades to the latest Spring Framework 5.0.4 and Reactor Bismuth-SR6 versions, this Spring Integration support version provides a number of bug fixes, especially for the @ServiceActivator with a collection method argument and LockRegistryLeaderInitiator. So, everybody is encouraged to upgrade.


Spring Boot 2.0.0 RC2 available now

On behalf of the team, it is my great pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2 has been released and is now available from our milestone repository.

This release closes 180 issues and pull requests. It is our second, and hopefully final, release candidate. All being well, 2.0.0 will be released next week. Thank you to everyone who tried RC1 and provided us with valuable feedback.

We’ve refined a number of items from RC1, including significant improvements to our Micrometer integration and numerous dependency upgrades. For a complete list of changes and upgrade instructions, please see the Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2 Release Notes on the wiki.