On behalf of the team and everyone that contributed, I am pleased to announce that the first milestone of Spring Boot 2.1 has been released and is available from our milestone repository. This release closes over 180 issues and pull requests!
This first milestone builds on and requires Spring Framework 5.1.RC1. It also builds on recent releases of a number of other Spring projects including Spring Data Lovelace RC1 and Spring Security 5.1 M2 to name just two.
Other highlights of this first milestone include:
- Servlet 4 support with Undertow 2.0 and Tomcat 9.0
- Caches endpoint
- Support for querying an individual component’s health
- Support for profile expressions in multi-profile YAML documents and
If you want to get started with 2.1 and try out the new features, you can bootstrap a new project on https://start.spring.io.