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Spring Cloud Data Flow and Skipper 2.0 M2 Released

The Spring Cloud Data Flow team is pleased to announce the release of 2.0 M2 of Data Flow. Follow the Getting Started guides for running on Local, Cloud Foundry, and Kubernetes.

Hand in hand is the 2.0 M2 release of Spring Cloud Skipper. The getting started section in the reference guide is the best place to start if you want to use Skipper separately from Data Flow.

Here are the highlights for Data Flow

  • Launch tasks against multiple platforms

  • Revamped metrics and monitoring of deployed applications

  • Additional security roles

  • Dashboard improvements

  • Database migration support

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Legacy forums will be shutdown February 28

In 2014, we announced the retirement of our legacy forum, forum.spring.io, in favor of providing an improved community experience on stackoverflow.com. As part of that announcement, we put our forum into read-only mode, preserving forum posts that were referenced in various Spring issue trackers.

On February 28, 2019, we plan to take the forum completely offline. In preparation for this end-of-life activity, we have gone through our issue trackers and identified links to forum.spring.io that contain supplementary information related to an issue. Based on this analysis, we have either copied such text directly into the issue tracker or otherwise ensured that no essential information is lost.

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This Week in Spring - February 5th, 2019

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! First of all, Happy Lunar New Year, if you celebrate! (More than a billion people around the world do celebrate…)

Today I’m going to be giving a 4-hour presentation, Reactive Spring, for Safari members.

So, without further ado, let’s get to it!

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Spring Session for Apache Geode/Pivotal GemFire 2.0.8.RELEASE available!

I am pleased to announce Spring Session for Apache Geode & Pivotal GemFire (SSDG) 2.0.8.RELEASE.

SSDG builds on Spring Session 2.0.9.RELEASE, Spring Data Kay-SR13 and Spring Framework 5.0.12.RELEASE along with Apache Geode 1.2.1 and Pivotal GemFire 9.1.1. Additionally, SSDG 2.0.8.RELEASE is compatible with Spring Boot 2.0.x based applications.

This release pulls in many enhancements from the 2.1.x release branch along with a few minor fixes. Highlights include:

  1. Prevent saving non-dirty Sessions (Issue-12). This primarily protects against Apache Geode/Pivotal GemFire bug GEODE-6032.

  2. Standardize all logging on SLF4J (Issue-18).

  3. Fixed bug involving incorrect synchronization lock on Session attributes passed down from the Session object on creation.

  4. Fixed bug involving Data Serialization to properly identify when a user uses a custom DataSerializer to de/serialize the Session.

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This Week in Spring - January 29th, 2019

Hi Spring fans! Can you believe we’re already staring down February?? I’m still shaking off the vacation feels from the holiday break. I’m at the airport, SFO, a few minutes after midnite in PST, waiting to board for my flight to Houston, a connection en route to Charlotte, North Carolina, for the epic SpringOne Tour event - the first of a brand new year! I look forward to seeing y’all there!

Anyway, we’ve got tons to get to so let’s!

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Spring Tools 4.1.1 released

Dear Spring Community,

I am happy to announce the 4.1.1 release of the Spring Tools 4 for Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, and Atom.

Highlights from this release include:

  • (Spring Boot) easy navigation via symbols now available for regular Spring projects (not using Spring Boot)
  • (Spring Boot) live hover for beans and bean wirings now available for regular Spring projects (not using Spring Boot)
  • (Spring Boot) support for deprecated propertied added to property editors, including corresponding quick fixes
  • (Eclipse) boot dashboard now shows environment information including all properties and their values for running boot apps
  • (Eclipse) default distribution brings back support for local Tomcat servers and deploying war-packaged boot apps to those local servers
  • various bug fixes
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