Spring Framework 4.1.6 released

Dear Spring community,

It’s my pleasure to announce that Spring Framework 4.1.6 is available now. This is almost exclusively a bugfix release and therefore a strongly recommended upgrade for all current 4.x users. In particular, we recommend an upgrade from the superseded 4.0.x line as well.

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Spring Framework 4.1.6 is also the first release to be formally compatible with the recently released JDK 8 update 40. Spring 4.1.x supports a wide range of Java runtimes now, from 2010-era JDK 6 variants up until the latest 2015-era JDK 8 offerings from Oracle and IBM.

On a related note, for Spring Framework 4.2, we’re even testing on early JDK 9 builds already. If you’re interested in how we go about supporting different JDK generations in one and the same Spring Framework generation, stay tuned for our upcoming blog post…



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