Spring Tools 4.10.0 released

Releases | Martin Lippert | March 17, 2021 | ...

Dear Spring Community,

I am happy to announce the 4.10.0 release of the Spring Tools 4 for Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, and Theia.

major changes to the Spring Tools 4 for Eclipse distribution

  • updated to Eclipse 2021-03 release


  • the Eclipse-based distribution of the Spring Tools 4 requires a JDK11 (or newer) to run on
  • ships with an embedded JDK15 runtime, no need to install or configure a specific JDK to run the IDE on anymore

additional changes

  • (Spring Boot) enhancement: .sts4 dir location now configurable (#601)
  • (Spring Boot) fixed: sometimes live hovers do not disappear (#609)
  • (Eclipse) fixed: debugger didn't connect automatically to apps deployed to docker from the boot dashboard
  • (Eclipse) fixed: STS 4.8.0 template proposals invalid (#579)
  • (Eclipse) fixed: Fresh sts-4.9.0 starts with errors - no way to add Task repository (#606)
  • (Eclipse) fixed: Error on installing Mylyn JIRA Connector in STS 4.9.0 (#599)
  • (Eclipse) fixed: Duplicate com.sun.xml.bind installed screw other plugins (#588)
  • (Eclipse) update: remove WTP-based HTML tooling from Spring Tools 4 distribution (#572)
  • (CF Manifest) fixed: Error writing config: rename ~\.cf\temp-config025076595 ~\.cf\config.json: Access is denied. (#577)
  • (OpenVSX) fixed: the Spring extensions are back on the OpenVSX marketplace (#583)
  • (Concourse) improvement: Add display property to pipeline schema (#607) - contributed by @jghiloni

To download the distribution for Eclipse and find links to the marketplace entries for Visual Studio Code and Theia, please go visit:

Detailed changes can be found here: https://github.com/spring-projects/sts4/wiki/Changelog#2021-03-17-4100-release-incl-language-servers-version-1250

Spring Tools 4.10.1 is scheduled to be released in late April 2021.


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