On behalf of the team and everyone that contributed, I am pleased to announce that the third milestone of Spring Boot 2.4 has been released and is available from our milestone repository.
This release closes 160 issues and pull requests. Thanks to all those who have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.
Highlights of this milestone include:
- Java 15 support
- A new Startup actuator endpoint
- Docker authentication support
- Config data import improvements
- Numerous dependency upgrades
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.