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Stéphane Nicoll

Stéphane Nicoll

Spring Framework/Boot committer

Liège, Belgium

Stéphane has a thing for code quality and robustness. He's been spreading the word for more than ten years while developing large scale Java enterprise applications in the geospatial, financial, or logistics sectors. An Apache Maven PMC member since 2006, he joined the core Spring Framework development team early 2014, being one of the main contributors to both Spring Framework and Spring Boot since. During his free time, he loves traveling around the world
Blog Posts by Stéphane Nicoll

Spring Boot 2.0.4 available now

It is my pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 2.0.4 has been released and is is now available from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 2.0.4 includes 90 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

If you haven’t already upgraded to Spring Boot 2, now is a great time to do so as the end of life announcement for 1.x’s has just been made.

How can you help?

If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.

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Spring Boot 1.5.15 available now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.15 has been released and is is now available from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.5.15 includes 35 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

If you haven’t already upgraded to Spring Boot 2, now is a great time to do so as the end of life announcement for 1.x’s has just been made.

How can you help?

If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.

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Spring Boot 1.5.14 available now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.14 has been released and is is now available from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.5.14 includes 42 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

How can you help?

If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.

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Spring Framework 5.0.7 and 4.3.18 available now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that the Spring Framework 5.0.7 and 4.3.18 maintenance releases are available now.

Spring Framework 5.0.7 includes 39 fixes and selected improvements while Spring Framework 4.3.18 includes 15 fixes and selected improvements. Those are the base for the upcoming Spring Boot 2.0.3 and 1.5.14 maintenance releases later this week.

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Spring Framework 4.3.17 and 5.0.6 available now

It is my pleasure to announce that Spring Framework 4.3.17 and 5.0.6 have been released and are available now from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Framework 4.3.17 includes 15 fixes and a selection of improvements. Spring Framework 5.0.6 contains over 40 fixes and improvements. Those maintenance releases will be used for the upcoming Spring Boot 1.5.13 and 2.0.2 releases coming up later this week.

2018-05-09 Update: The releases address a vulnerability. Please see this blog post published after the associated Spring Boot 2.0.2 and 1.5.13 releases.

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Spring Boot 2.0.1 available now

Hot on the heels of Spring Boot 1.5.11, Spring Boot 2.0.1 is now available from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

The first maintenance release of Spring Boot 2 includes over 160 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

Note that the Spring Framework versions included in both Spring Boot releases contain fixes that address multiple vulnerability reports. Please see this blog post for more details.

How can you help?

If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.

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Spring Boot 1.5.11 available now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.11 has been released and is is now available from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.5.11 includes over 70 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

How can you help?

If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.

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Upgrading start.spring.io to Spring Boot 2

Spring Boot 2 was released recently and the production instance of Spring Initializr (start.spring.io) was upgraded to Spring Boot 2 the same day.

In this post, I’d like to walk you through the process of upgrading a Spring Boot 1.x app to Spring Boot 2.

Release notes and migration guide

A good first step is to get yourself familiar with the main changes in Spring Boot 2 by reading the migration guide and the release notes.

Build upgrade

If you are using Maven and the spring-boot-starter-parent, you need to be aware that several plugins are going to be updated as part of the upgrade. If you’re not using the parent, it is worthwhile to inspect your build and upgrade the plugins that you are using. Spring Initializr is built with Maven so the easiest way is to scan spring-boot-dependencies and upgrade the plugins you are using if necessary.

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