Spring Batch 4.0.0.M3 is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Batch 4.0.0.M3 is now available via Github and the Pivotal download repository. This release represents the third milestone for the Spring Batch 4.0 release. Many thanks to all that contributed to this release.

What’s new?

This milestone continues the work laid out in the previous 4.0.0 milestones. Specific updates include:

  • Dependency updates
  • Continued java configuration improvements
  • Intial updates to documentation

Dependency updates

As the dependency graph of Spring Boot 2 evolves, we have been updating our dependencies to be in line with them. This includes the updating of Spring Data Kay and Spring Integraiton 5 dependencies as well as removing support for Log4J 1.x in favor of the newer 2.x line.

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Spring Boot 2.0.0.M3 available now

The third milestone of Spring Boot 2.0 is available now from the Spring milestone repository. This milestone ensures compatibility with Spring Framework 5.0.0.RC3 and contains a number of other dependency upgrades. This release closes over 100 issues and pull requests, thanks to all that contributed!

For a complete list of changes, and upgrade instructions, see the Spring Boot 2.0.0.M3 Release Notes on the WIKI and the updated reference documentation.

If you want to get started and discover the new features, you can easily bootstrap a new project on https://start.spring.io

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Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.2.3 Released

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.2.3.

Local Server: Quick Start, Getting Started Guide

This is a maintenance release where we focused on improving the reference documentation. Other improvements include addition of an OSS licensed JDBC driver for Microsoft SQL Server. The latest local deployer version can now handle apps built using Spring Boot 2.0 milestone releases.

More details can be found in the release notes.

Feedback is important. Please reach out to us in StackOverflow and GitHub for questions and feature requests. We also welcome contributions! Any help improving the Spring Cloud Data Flow ecosystem is appreciated.

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Spring Boot 1.5.5 available now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.5 has been released and is available now from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.5.5 includes 80 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

What’s next?

After the recent release of Spring Framework 5.0 RC3 and the flurry of other releases that followed, Spring Boot 2.0 M3 is just around the corner. If you want to take an early look at Spring Boot 2, and we’d love to hear your feedback if you do, please go to start.spring.io and select Spring Boot 2.0.0.BUILD-SNAPSHOT.

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