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Spring 3.1.0 M2 Released

The second and final milestone of Spring 3.1 is now available from our http://maven.springframework.org/milestone Maven repository or for direct download from our community download page. This release includes new features such as:


  • Code equivalents for Spring’s XML namespaces

  • Builder-style APIs for code-based Hibernate configuration

  • TestContext framework support for @Configuration classes and bean definition profiles

  • Support for injection against non-standard JavaBeans setters

  • Support for Servlet 3 code-based configuration of Servlet container

  • Support for Servlet 3 MultipartResolver

  • JPA EntityManagerFactory bootstrapping without persistence.xml

  • New HandlerMethod-based Support Classes For Annotated Controller Processing

  • Consumes and Produces @RequestMapping Conditions

  • Working With URI Template Variables In Controller Methods

  • Validation For @RequestBody Method Arguments

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Spring Data Document with MongoDB Support 1.0.0.M3 Released

Dear Spring Community,

I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 3 release of the Spring Data Document 1.0 project with MongoDB support is now available!
The primary goal of the Spring Data project is to make it easier to build Spring-powered applications that use new data access technologies such as non-relational databases, map-reduce frameworks, and cloud based data services.

The MongoDB module provides integration with the MongoDB document database.

Downloads | JavaDocs | Reference Documentation | Changelog

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Spring BlazeDS Integration 1.5.0.RC1 Released

Dear Spring Community,

I'm pleased to announce that the 1.5.0.RC1 release candidate of Spring BlazeDS Integration, the open source solution for building Spring-powered RIAs with Adobe Flex, is now available.

Download | Reference Documentation | JavaDocs | Changelog

This release is largely focused on stabilization of the new features introduced in the previous milestones. Significant attention has been paid to maturing the refactored Spring Security 3 support and the Hibernate AMF serialization support. New annotations such as @AmfIgnore and @AmfCreator allow deeper customization of the AMF conversion process, and this enhanced AMF support has now been made generally available for application to any object type, not just those persisted with Hibernate.

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SpringSource Tool Suite 2.7.0.M1 Released

Dear Spring Community,

I’m pleased to announce that we just released the first milestone build for the next release of the SpringSource Tool Suite (STS).

Appearing shortly after the 2.6.1 maintenance release, this milestone brings mostly new features for Groovy&Grails developers, including:


  • Groovy 1.8 support

  • Conditional breakpoints for Groovy

  • Search inside GSPs

  • Early access Gradle support

More details can be found in the New and Noteworthy for 2.7.0.M1 document. Detailed installation instructions are also available, please look at the installation from the milestone update sites.

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Spring Android 1.0.0.M3 Released

Dear Spring Community,

We are pleased to announce that the third milestone release of the Spring Android project is now available!

Spring Android supports usage of the Spring Framework in a Android environment. The 1.0.0.M3 release focuses on extending the use of Spring Social in native Android applications. This includes:

  • Support for Spring Social 1.0.0.M3 through the new Spring Android Auth module, which includes a SQLite datastore for persisting API connections. Spring Social is currently supported in Android version 2.3.1 (API Level 9) and higher.
  • Updated RestTemplate (client) support, now at the level of Spring Framework 3.1.0.M1.
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SpringSource Tool Suite 2.6.1 Released

Dear Spring Community,

We’re pleased to announce the new release 2.6.1 of the SpringSource Tool Suite (STS).

The release brings you:

  • vFabric tc Server 2.5 packaged and supported
  • Bugfixes for tc Server instance creation

More details on new features and bug fixes can be found in the New and Noteworthy document. Detailed installation instructions are also available.

As always downloads are available from the STS download page.

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Spring Social 1.0.0.M3 Released

Dear Spring Community,

We are pleased to announce that the third milestone release of the Spring Social project is now available!

The Spring Social project allows you to integrate APIs exposed by Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers such as Facebook and Twitter into your applications.

This is a big release for us. Some of the most exciting highlights of the 1.0.0.M3 release include:

  • One of the most complete Java bindings to Facebook's Graph API available, including operations for working with users, friends, feeds, user interests and likes, events, invitations, albums, photos, videos, groups, and checkins with Facebook Places.
  • A greatly expanded Java binding to Twitter's REST API, including operations for working with timelines, users, saved searches, trends, lists, favorites, direct messages, friends, and followers.
  • A new provider signin controller enabling a user to sign into an application using his or her SaaS provider account such as a Facebook or Twitter account.
  • Enhanced extensibility, which includes a walkthrough of how to extend Spring Social to add support for new service providers.
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Spring GemFire 1.0.1 Released for Java and .NET

Dear Spring Community,

I am pleased to announce that 1.0.1 GA release of the Spring GemFire project is now available for both Java and .NET! The Spring GemFire project aims to make it easier to build Spring-powered highly scalable applications using GemFire as distributed data management platform.

Download it now: Spring GemFire for Java | Spring GemFire for .NET

Java: JavaDocs | Reference Documentation | Changelog
.NET :  ApiDocs  | Reference Documentation | Changelog

The Spring GemFire project aims to make it easier to build Spring-powered highly scalable applications using GemFire as distributed data management platform.

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Spring Data Graph 1.0 with Neo4j support released

Dear Spring Community,

We are pleased to announce that the first release (1.0.0.RELEASE) of the Spring Data Graph 1.0 project with Neo4j support is now available!
This marks the first in a series of releases of the Spring Data subprojects over the next few months.

The primary goal of the Spring Data project is to make it easier to build Spring-powered applications that use new data access technologies such as non-relational databases, map-reduce frameworks, and cloud based data services.

A guest blog post detailing the release has been published on the SpringSource Blogs.

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