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Rob Winch

Rob Winch

Spring Security, Session, & LDAP project lead

Rob Winch is employed by Pivotal as the project lead of security related projects within Spring. He is also a committer on the core Spring Framework and co-author of the Spring Security 3.1 book. In the past he has worked in the health care industry, bioinformatics research, high performance computing, and as a web consultant. When he is not sitting in front of a computer he enjoys playing the guitar.
Blog Posts by Rob Winch

Spring Session 1.3.2 Released

This post was authored by Vedran Pavić

On behalf of the community I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Session 1.3.2.RELEASE. This maintenance release contains numerous bug fixes and improvements.

Some of the highlights include:

  • #951 - SessionRepositoryFilter#changeSessionId does not copy the previous maxInactiveInterval into the new session

  • #983 - Optimize HazelcastSessionRepository write operations

  • #984 - Improve session event handling

You can find the complete details of the release in the changelog.

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Spring Session 2.0.1 Released

This post was authored by Vedran Pavić

On behalf of the community I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Session 2.0.1.RELEASE. This maintenance release is focused primarily on addressing a classloading related regression when using a Redis backed session store in combination with Spring Boot’s DevTools.

You can find the complete details of the release in the changelog.

Feedback Please

If you have feedback on this release, I encourage you to reach out via StackOverflow, GitHub Issues, or via the comments section. You can also ping Rob @rob_winch, Joe @joe_grandja, or me @vedran_pavic on Twitter.

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Spring Session 2.0.0 Released

This post was authored by Vedran Pavić

On behalf of the community I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Session 2.0.0.RELEASE. This release evolved through 2.0.0.M1, 2.0.0.M2, 2.0.0.M3, 2.0.0.M4, 2.0.0.M5, 2.0.0.RC1, 2.0.0.RC2 and 2.0.0.RELEASE, closing over 130 issues and pull requests in total.

What’s New in Spring Session 2.0

You can find highlights of what’s new in the What’s New 2.0 section of the reference. For details refer to the changelog links above.

Requirements

This release moves to Java 8 and Spring Framework 5.0 as baseline requirements. Entire codebase is based on Java 8 source code level now.

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Spring Security 5.0.0.RELEASE Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Security 5.0.0.RELEASE. This release resolves 400+ tickets. For highlights and details about the release, refer to the What’s New in Spring Security 5.0 section.

We hope to see you at SpringOne Platform next week. It will be packed with many Spring talks, opportunities to learn about the latest and greatest features and of course some previews about what we’re planning to do next.

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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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