On behalf of the team and everyone that contributed, I am pleased to announce that the fourth milestone of Spring Boot 2.4 has been released and is available from our milestone repository.
This release closes 145 issues and pull requests. Thanks to all those who have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.
Highlights of this milestone include:
- Failure Analyzer improvements
- Ability to publish Docker images generated by the Maven and Gradle plugins
- Redis cache metrics exposed via Micrometer
- 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.