On behalf of the Spring Boot team and everyone that has contributed, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 2.7.0 has been released and is available from Maven Central.
The highlights of the 2.7 release include:
- Auto-configuration and metrics for Spring for GraphQL; see related 1.0 release announcement
- Podman can now be used when building images using Cloud Native Buildpacks
- Support for Cache2k
- Simplified registration of Jackson Mixins
- Web server SSL configuration using PEM-encoded certs
Spring Boot 2.7 moves to new versions of several Spring projects:
We’ve also upgraded to the latest stable releases of other third-party libraries wherever possible. Please see the release notes for details.
There’s a whole host of other changes and improvements that are documented in the release notes. You can also find a list of deprecated classes and methods that we plan to remove in the next version.
Additionally, Spring Boot 2.5 has now reached the end of its OSS support period. More information on Spring Boot’s support dates can be found here.
We want to take this opportunity to again thank all our users and contributors.
If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask at stackoverflow.com using the
spring-boot tag or chat with the community on Gitter.