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Spring Cloud Edgware.RELEASE Available

On behalf of the team and community, I am pleased to announce that the General Availability (RELEASE) of the Spring Cloud Edgware Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Edgware release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Edgware Release Train

Spring Cloud Bus

Updates to allow Bus clients to implement remote events in independent packages.

Spring Cloud Task

See the blog post announcing Task 1.2.0.

Spring Cloud Commons

Adds support for back off policy when retrying requests.

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Spring Data Ingalls SR9 and Kay SR2 released

On behalf of the entire team, I’d like to announce the availability of Ingalls SR9 and Kay SR2 releases. We didn’t announce Ingalls SR8 at the time we shipped it, apologies for that.
The service releases ship over 90 issues fixed in total and are recommended upgrades for all users.

For your convenience the service releases are going to be picked up in the upcoming Spring Boot 1.5.9 release, and Kay SR2 will be part of Spring Boot 2.0 M7. You can find the complete list of issues fixed here for Ingalls SR9 and here for Kay SR2.

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Spring Framework 5.0.2 and 4.3.13 available now

Dear Spring community,

I’m pleased to announce that Spring Framework 5.0.2 and 4.3.13 are available now, as a pair of refinement releases which are recommended as immediate upgrades for all Spring users.
They will also be part of the upcoming Spring Boot 2.0 M7 and 1.5.9 releases, respectively.

5.0.2 comes with significant tightening-up across the framework, including performance improvements and fine-tuned configuration variants. Many of those changes have been backported to 4.3.13 for streamlined consumption in existing applications.

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Spring Cloud Skipper 1.0 M2 Released

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring Cloud Skipper 1.0 M2.

Skipper is a lightweight tool that allows you to discover Spring Boot applications and manage their lifecycle on multiple Cloud Platforms. You can use Skipper standalone or integrate it with Continuous Integration pipelines to help implement the practice of Continuous Deployment.

The 1.0 M2 release fixes several bugs and introduces a few new features.

  • Support for Postgres, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and HSQLDB databases.
  • Improved support for upgrading applications that use an HTTP location for the resource definition.
  • LRU cache used to manage disk space for HTTP and Maven based resources that are downloaded.
  • HTTP based resources are always downloaded, never cached.
  • Use updated CF Deployer library with an HTTP based health check.
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Spring Cloud Finchley.M4 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 4 (M4) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Finchley Release Train

This update is primarily for interoperability with Spring Boot 2.0.0.M6.

The following modules were updated as part of Finchley.M4:

Module Version
Spring Cloud Dependencies 2.0.0.M5
Spring Cloud Consul 2.0.0.M3
Spring Cloud Gateway 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Zookeeper 2.0.0.M3
Spring Cloud Sleuth 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Cloudfoundry 2.0.0.M1
Spring Cloud Config 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Netflix 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Contract 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Security 2.0.0.M1
Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst.M3
Spring Cloud Bus 2.0.0.M3
Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M2
Spring Boot Starter 2.0.0.M6
Spring Cloud Aws 2.0.0.M2
Spring Cloud Build 2.0.0.M5
Spring Boot Dependencies 2.0.0.M6
Spring Cloud Vault 2.0.0.M4
Spring Boot 2.0.0.M6
Spring Cloud Commons 2.0.0.M4
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Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M2 is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M2 is now available to download from Spring’s milestone repository. Many thanks to all of those who contributed to the release.

This release brings Spring Boot 2.0 M5 compatibility. With this upgrade, all dependencies are also upgraded (Spring Cloud, Spring Cloud Stream, Spring Batch, etc).

What do you think?

We look forward to your feedback on Github, StackOverflow, Gitter

Spring Cloud Task Home | Source on GitHub | Reference Documentation

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Spring For Apache Kafka 2.1 RC1 and 2.0.1 & 1.3.1 Available

We are pleased to announce the first Release Candidate for the version 2.1 of the Spring for Apache Kafka:

repositories {
    maven { url 'http://repo.spring.io/milestone' }
}
compile "org.springframework.kafka:spring-kafka:2.1.0.RC1"

The general reason for so quick point release is the recently released Apache Kafka 1.0.0 version. There are no critical feature in that release, but some breaking changes in the kafka.admin and kafka.streams have been introduced. Therefore this release represents mostly compatibility with Apache Kafka 1.0.0:

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Spring Boot 2.0.0 M6 available now

On behalf of the team, it is my pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 2.0.0.M6 has been released and is now available from our milestone repository. This release closes 141 issues and pull requests and continues our progress towards 2.0 GA. Thanks to everyone that has contributed!

This milestone refines a number of items from previous milestones, and provides a number of notable new features:

  • Initial support for HTTP/2 - At the moment Tomcat and Undertow are supported (See #10902 for the Jetty support)
  • Improved support for WebFlux-based apps - Spring Boot now supports TLS configuration for all containers and error page support is available
  • Kotlin extension - The first Kotlin extension has landed. You can now start your app in a more idiomatic way:
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Spring Batch 4.0.0.RC1 is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Batch 4.0.0.RC1 is now available via Github and the Pivotal download repository. This release represents the first release candidate for the Spring Batch 4.0 release. Many thanks to all that contributed to this release.

What’s new?

This release represents the completion of new functionality work on the 4.0.0 line. New features in Spring Batch 4 include:

  • Updated baseline
  • New builder APIs for out of the box components
  • Updated, java configuration friendly, documentation
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