Spring Boot 1.5.3 adds over 60 fixes, improvements and 3rd party dependency updates to the 70 issues fixed in Spring Boot 1.4.6. Thanks to all that have contributed!
The first release candidate of Spring Framework 5 is really around the corner now. We intend to release a first milestone of Spring Boot 2 the week after with support for Spring WebFlux, the new Gradle plugin and more! If you want to try those now, and we’d love to hear your feedback if you do, please go to start.spring.io and select Spring Boot