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Spring Batch 4.0.0.RC1 is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Batch 4.0.0.RC1 is now available via Github and the Pivotal download repository. This release represents the first release candidate for the Spring Batch 4.0 release. Many thanks to all that contributed to this release.

What’s new?

This release represents the completion of new functionality work on the 4.0.0 line. New features in Spring Batch 4 include:

  • Updated baseline
  • New builder APIs for out of the box components
  • Updated, java configuration friendly, documentation
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Spring Integration 5.0 Release Candidate 1 Available

On behalf of the Spring Integration team I am pleased to announce that the Release Candidate 1 for the Spring Integration 5.0 version (5.0.0.RC1) is now available.

It can be downloaded from the Milestone Repository:

repositories {
    maven { url 'http://repo.spring.io/libs-milestone' }
}

compile "org.springframework.integration:spring-integration-core:5.0.0.RC1"

20 JIRAs (and some GitHub issues) are included in this release, together with bug fixes and a number of new features. Some highlights of features in the RC1, since the previously announced Milestone 7:

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Spring Session 2.0.0.RC1 Released

On behalf of the community I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Session 2.0.0.RC1. This release puts some final touches to preparing for 2.0.0.RELEASE. You can find the complete changelog in github, with the highlights below:

  • #906 Simplified integration with the Servlet APIs. With this simplification, we have removed the support for supporting multiple sessions for a single user. We plan on looking into other ways to bring this feature back.

  • #907 Support for configuring Redis session cleanup cron

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Spring Security 5.0.0.RC1 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Security 5.0.0.RC1. This release resolves 150+ issues. Below are the highlights of this release:

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Spring Cloud Finchley.M3 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 3 (M3) 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

A common theme among many of the projects included in the Finchley release train is adding support for WebFlux, WebClient, Micrometer or other integrations within the Spring Reactive theme.

Spring Cloud Sleuth

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Spring Cloud Pipelines 1.0.0.M7 Released

On behalf of the Spring Cloud team, it is my pleasure to announce a new milestone release of Spring Cloud Pipelines - 1.0.0.M7.

What’s new?

This release adds a lot of new features and quality and testing improvements. As for main features, we’ve added Kubernetes support for Jenkins and Concourse. As for quality and testing, we’ve written over 150 Bash tests, added Shellcheck, EditorConfig and written more Jenkins tests. We’ve also unified the project’s documentation that now can be available for each milestone under Spring Cloud Static gh-pages. The docs for 1.0.0.M7 are available here - http://cloud.spring.io/spring-cloud-static/spring-cloud-pipelines/1.0.0.M7/

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This Week in Spring - October 31st, 2017

Hi Spring fans and welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I’m in San Francisco for the first, and sure-to-be-amazing, Kotlin Conf 2017. I’ll be talking about Spring Boot and Kotlin, and I hope you’ll join me if you’re around.

We’ve got a lot to cover this week so let’s get to it!

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Spring Cloud Skipper 1.0 M1 Released

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring Cloud Skipper 1.0 M1.

Skipper is a lightweight tool that allows you to discover Spring Boot applications and manage their lifecycle on multiple Cloud Platforms. You can use Skipper standalone or integrate it with Continuous Integration pipelines to help implement the practice of Continuous Deployment.

The main features in Skipper 1.0 M1 are:

  • Define multiple platform accounts where Spring Boot applications can be deployed. Supported platforms are Local, Cloud Foundry, and Kubernetes.
  • Substitute variables in Mustache templated files that describe how to deploy applications to a platform.
  • Search Package Repositories for existing applications.
  • Upgrade/Rollback a package based on a simple blue/green workflow.
  • Store the history of resolved template files (aka ‘application manifests’) which represent the final description of what has been deployed to a platform for a specific release.
  • Use via a standalone interactive shell or web API.
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Spring Web Services 3.0.0.RELEASE / 2.4.2.RELEASE is out!

Greetings Spring community,

Spring Web Services has released 3.0.0 for general availability as well as released a minor patch, 2.4.2.RELEASE.

As stated in the previous blog post, the 2.x series will be maintained as long as Spring Framework 4.x is supported, yet any new work will be conducted on the master branch.

The links below include related tickets.

  • 3.0.0.RELEASE:

    • Better handling of large attachments to avoid OutOfMemory exceptions.

    • Wss4jSecurityInterceptor enhancements including SAML callbacks

    • SpringSecurityPasswordValidationCallbackHandler improvement to avoid NPE from lack of a logged-in user

    • Fixes to SOAP 1.1/SOAP 1.2 message header handling

    • Fix content-type for Axiom SOAP 1.2

    • Upgrade to latest versions of AspectJ

    • Support for up-and-coming Axiom 1.3 (community contributor who wants to ensure Spring WS and Axiom 1.3 work together).

  • 2.4.2.RELEASE:

    • Backporting of the same SpringSecurityPasswordValidationCallbackHandler fix

    • Accidentally moved wss4j 2.x version too far forward to ensure stable compatibility. If you wish to use the very latest wss4j, you must move to the 3.0 version.

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