Spring Boot 2.4.0-M2 is now available

Releases | Phil Webb | August 13, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the team and everyone that contributed, I am pleased to announce that the second milestone of Spring Boot 2.4 has been released and is available from our milestone repository. This release closes just over 250 issues and pull requests.

If you're trying this release with an existing Spring Boot 2.3 project, please note the slight change in the format of the version. 2.4.0-M2 is using our new versioning scheme.

Highlights of this second milestone include:

For a complete list of changes and upgrade instructions, please see the Spring Boot 2.4 Release Notes on the wiki and the updated reference documentation.

If you're interested in learning more about the changes to application.properties and application.yml processing, check out this blog post on the subject.

If you want to get started with 2.4 and try out the new features, you can bootstrap a new project on https://start.spring.io.

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