What's New In Spring Data Release Gosling?

Over 300 issues fixed across 12 projects makes it pretty hard to keep track on what has happened since the last release. So here’s a more detailed excerpt of some of the new features we’ve been cooking during the last iteration.

Ad-hoc JPA fetch graphs.

Since the Dijkstra release train we have been able to refer to the named entity graph declared on the entity through the @EntityGraph annotation in JPA-backed repositories. In the example below this forces firstname and lastname to be loaded eagerly, while all others remain lazily loaded.

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Spring Boot 1.3.0.M5 Available Now

Spring Boot v1.3.0.M5 is available now from the Spring milestone repository. Just in time for SpringOne 2GX, this release closes almost 50 issues and merges 15 pull-requests! Thanks again to everyone that has contributed.

Highlights of the new release include:

  • Lots of bug fixes and stabilization as we head towards RC1
  • Support for javax @WebServlet, @WebFilter and @WebListener annotations
  • Auto-configuration for Hazelcast
  • Improved “root first” exception logging

For a complete list of changes, and upgrade instructions, see the Spring Boot 1.3 Release Notes on the wiki and the updated reference documentation.

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