Spring Tool Suite and Groovy/Grails Tool Suite 3.5.0.M1 released

Releases | Martin Lippert | December 12, 2013 | ...

Dear Spring Community,

I am happy to announce the first milestone release 3.5.0.M1 of the Spring Tool Suite (STS) and the Groovy/Grails Tool Suite (GGTS).

Highlights from this milestone build include:

  • improved new dashboard (news feeds are back)
  • new advanced content-assist for Spring Boot projects
  • support for new client side getting started guides
  • support for Groovy 2.2
  • updated to Grails 2.3.4
  • updated to tc Server 2.9.4

Both tool suites ship on top of the latest Eclipse Kepler SR1 release.

To download the distributions, please go visit:

Detailed new and noteworthy notes can be found here: STS/GGTS 3.5.0.M1 New & Noteworthy.

3.5.0.M2 is scheduled for early Febuary 2014, followed by the 3.5.0 release in early March 2014 - shortly after the Eclipse Kepler SR2 release.


Spring Framework 4.0 RC2 available

Releases | Phil Webb | December 03, 2013 | ...

Spring 4.0 RC2 has been released and is now available from the SpringSource repository.

This will be the final release candidate before GA, so please give it a try and let us know if you find any issues.

If you are Maven user you may be interested in the new "bill of materials" POM that we have published with this release. You can import the spring-framework-bom project in your dependency management section to ensure that you get consistent Spring Framework dependencies. This is particularly useful when you work with other projects that may have transitive dependencies to earlier versions of…

Spring Integration 3.0 Release Candidate 1 is Now Available

Releases | Gary Russell | November 27, 2013 | ...

We are extremely pleased to announce that Spring Integration 3.0.0.RC1 is now available in the Spring Milestone Repo

This release uses Spring Framework 3.2.5 by default but is also compatible with Spring 3.1.x and 4.0.x.

The release notes, showing changes since milestone 3, are available here.

##First, a Note About Spring Framework 4 Support

Spring Framework 4.0 has a new spring-messaging module that contains a number of key abstractions from Spring Integration.

Spring Integration 3, while being compatible with Spring Framework 4, does not depend on it, and does not use these classes, so that it can also be used with Spring Framework 3.2 and 3.1.

Spring Batch 2.2.3.RELEASE is now available

Releases | Michael Minella | November 22, 2013 | ...

We are pleased to announce that Spring Batch 2.2.3.RELEASE is now available via Maven Central, Github and the SpringSource download repository. This is the 3rd maintenance release for the 2.2.x branch of Spring Batch and addresses a number of bugs and documentation updates. Many thanks to all of those who submitted the many pull requests that went into this release.

Spring Batch Home | Source on GitHub | Reference Documentation

We look forward to your feedback in the forum and issue tracker.

First milestone of Spring Data release train Codd released

Releases | Oliver Drotbohm | November 21, 2013 | ...

I am happy to announce the first milestone of the next Spring Data release train named Codd. We welcome two new members to the train: the Spring Data Solr community project as well as Spring Data REST. We've fixed 109 tickets for this first milestone. The full list of participating modules looks as follows:

Spring Data Couchbase 1.0 M2 released

Releases | Oliver Drotbohm | November 18, 2013 | ...

On behalf of module lead Michael Nitschinger, I am pleased to announce the availability of milestone two of the Spring Data module for Couchbase.

This new release brings both feature enhancements and bugfixes, taking the library full steam to a release candidate soon. Highlights of this release are custom @View annotations on repository finder methods and better marshaling support for dates, enums and class types. Also, the underlying Couchbase Java Client has been updated to the latest 1.2.2 versions, bringing better rebalance stability and performance improvements. This M2 release is available from the Spring IO milestone repository

Spring for Apache Hadoop 1.0.2 GA and 2.0 M2 released

Releases | Thomas Risberg | November 14, 2013 | ...

We are happy to announce the Spring for Apache Hadoop 1.0.2 GA and 2.0 M2 milestone releases.

Both of these releases provide bug fixes, upgraded Spring project versions and support for the new Pivotal HD 1.1 release. The 1.0.2 release adds support for the new Hadoop 2.2 stable release. The 2.0.0.M2 release provides support for CDH4 YARN clusters and an improved implementation for the HdfsResourceLoader (this implementation will be back-ported to the next 1.0.3 GA release).

We continue to provide version specific artifacts with their respective transitive dependencies in the Spring IO milestone…

Spring XD 1.0.0.M4 Released

Releases | Gunnar Hillert | November 14, 2013 | ...

The Spring XD team is pleased to announce that Spring XD 1.0.0 Milestone 4 is now available for download.

Spring XD makes it easy to solve common big data problems such as data ingestion and export, real-time analytics, and batch workflow orchestration. This release includes several notable new features:

It can't just be Big Data, it has to be Fast Data: Reactor 1.0 goes GA

Releases | Jon Brisbin | November 12, 2013 | ...

I'm happy to announce that Reactor, a powerful foundational library for building reactive, fast data applications on the JVM has reached GA!

What is Reactor and why should I care?

Reactor provides the necessary abstractions to build high-throughput, low-latency--what we now call "fast data"--applications that absolutely must work with thousands, tens of thousands, or even millions of concurrent requests per second.

You should care about Reactor because modern applications with non-human consumers--like mobile phones and the apps that run on them--generate more data than traditional thread-per…

Spring Boot 0.5.0.M6 Released

Releases | Phil Webb | November 10, 2013 | ...

Spring Boot 0.5.0.M6 has been released and is now available in the Spring repo. Instructions for installing and using are on the project website or in github. There are loads of updates in this release, including:

  • Auto-configuration reports to let you know what Spring Boot is doing on your behalf
  • Remote shell support via CRaSH
  • Support for JDK 8
  • A new Aether based @Grab engine
  • Lots of bug fixes

Here is a quick example that demonstrates the remote shell and auto-configuration report:

class MyRemote {

When you run this application using spring run example.groovy you should see…

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