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Spring Framework 5.0 RC4 available now

Dear Spring community,

It is my pleasure to announce that our fourth and last Spring Framework 5.0 release candidate is available now, aligned with Reactor 3.1 RC1 as well as yesterday’s JUnit 5.0 GA, and serving as a foundation for the upcoming Spring Boot 2.0 M4!

Spring Framework 5.0 RC4 also comes with first-class support for the final version of the Servlet 4.0 API, provides fine-tuned integration with Hibernate Validator 6.0 and is up-to-date with Jackson 2.9.1 and Kotlin 1.1.4. Our dependency baseline is therefore almost complete, with just Reactor 3.1 GA and a few JDK 9 related updates (e.g. ASM 6.0) to happen still.

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Spring Vault 1.1.0 RC1 available

On behalf of the community, I would like to announce Spring Vault 1.1.0 RC, available from the milestone repository.

Since the previous milestone, these features have made it into the release candidate:

  • Pull-mode support for AppRole authentication

  • New styling of the HTML reference documentation

Contributions

Without the community, we couldn’t be the successful project we are today. I’d like to thank everyone that created issues & provided feedback.

For a complete list of changes see the changelog.

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Spring Cloud Finchley M2 is available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 2 (M2) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Finchley Release Train

Spring Boot Starter

The Finchley.M2 release builds on top of the Spring Boot 2.0.0.M3, Spring Framework 5.0.0.RC3, and Project Reactor Bismuth-M3 releases.

Spring Cloud Gateway

The major new feature in the Gateway is WebSocket support (route uri’s with a ws:// scheme) along with a Request Rate Limiter based on Redis, more documentation and a site.

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Spring Cloud Edgware M1 Is Now Available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that Milestone 1 (M1) of the Spring Cloud Edgware Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Edgware release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Edgware Release Train

Spring Cloud Gateway

  • Spring Cloud Gateway is a new project that aims to provide the ability to build an API gateway on top of Spring MVC.

Spring Cloud Sleuth

  • Spring Cloud Sleuth 1.3.0.M1 removed support for Project Reactor even though it was present in snapshot releases
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Spring Cloud Dalston SR3 Is Now Available

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 3 (SR3) of the Spring Cloud Dalston Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Dalston release notes for more information.

This release is primarily a bug fix release and users are encouraged to upgrade.

The following modules were updated as part of Dalston.SR3:

Module Version
Spring Cloud Zookeeper 1.1.2.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Sleuth 1.2.4.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Netflix 1.3.4.RELEASE
Spring Cloud Contract 1.1.3.RELEASE
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Spring For Apache Kafka 1.3 Milestone 2 Available

We are pleased to announce the availability of the Milestone 2 of the Spring for Apache Kafka 1.3 version.

It is available for download from the Milestone Repository:

repositories {
    maven { url 'http://repo.spring.io/libs-milestone' }
}
compile "org.springframework.kafka:spring-kafka:1.3.0.M1"

(Milestone 1 had a blocker issue).

Functionally, the 1.3.x line provides a subset of the 2.0 line (which requires Spring Framework 5.0 and Java 8), but provides support for Java 7 projects and Spring Framework 4.3.x.

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Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M1 is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M1 is now available via Github and the Pivotal download repository. Many thanks to all of those who contributed to this release.

This release is the first release that is compatible with the Spring Boot 2.0 milestones (specifically Spring Boot 2.0.0.M3 for this release). With that upgrade, all dependencies are also upgraded (Spring Cloud Stream, Spring Batch, etc) as well as an upgrade of the baseline Java version to Java 8.

What do you think?

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Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.3.0.M1 released

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce the first milestone release of Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.3.0.

Local Server: Getting Started Guide.

Usability is one of the big focus for our team and in the 1.3 release-line, we are aiming to modernize the dashboard with an upgraded client-side technology stack, improved tooling, and documentation. The focus is to improve the readability, user-experience, and the overall performance.

Angular 4

This first milestone release of Spring Cloud Data Flow contains the initial version of the new Angular 4 based Dashboard UI. The old AngularJS 1.x based UI, particularly the tooling and secondary framework/library choices, started to show their age.

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Spring IO Platform Brussels-SR4

I am pleased to announce that Spring IO Platform Brussels-SR4 is now available from both repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

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

  • Spring Batch 3.0.8
  • Spring Boot 1.5.6
  • Spring Data Ingalls SR6
  • Spring Framework 4.3.10
  • Spring Integration 4.3.11
  • Spring Retry 1.2.1

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

Project Page | GitHub | Issues | Documentation

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