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Spring Boot 1.5.1 released

On behalf of the Spring Boot team, and everyone that has contributed, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.1 has been released and is available now from repo.spring.io, Maven Central and Bintray. This release adds a significant number of new features and improvements. For full upgrade instructions and “new and noteworthy” features please see the release notes.

What’s new in 1.5

Apache Kafka Support

Spring Boot 1.5 includes auto-configuration support for Apache Kafka via the spring-kafka project. To use Kafka simply include the spring-kafka dependency and configure the appropriate spring.kafka.* application properties.

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Spring Boot 1.4.4 Available Now

I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.4.4 has been released and is available now from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.4.4 includes over 60 fixes, improvements and 3rd party dependency updates! Thanks to all that have contributed!

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.

Project Page | GitHub | Issues | Documentation

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Spring Data Release Train Ingalls Goes GA

On behalf of the Spring Data team I’d like to announce the general availability of our Ingalls release train. After nine months of development, this release not only contains a huge set of new features, improvements and bug fixes, it also marks the conclusion of a branch of Spring Data that has helped developers dealing with persistence for more than 5 years — even 8, if you count in some module’s predecessors.

The release ships more than 630 tickets fixed in total. Here’s a very truncated list of the most important features shipping with the release:

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Spring Data Release Train Hopper SR7 Released

In preparation of the upcoming Spring Boot 1.4.4 release, I am pleased to announce the availability of the seventh service release of Spring Data release train Hopper. The release ships 39 tickets fixed and is a recommended upgrade for all users.

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Spring Integration 4.3.7 is Available

On behalf of the Spring Integration team, I am pleased to announce that the 4.3.7.RELEASE of Spring Integration is now available.

This release contains a few important bug fixes as well as a couple of improvements.

In particular, this version uses the recently announced Spring Framework 4.3.6.

Please be aware that some performance issues were detected when using Spring Integration with Spring Framework versions 4.3.4 and 4.3.5. We recommend that all users upgrade to this version, but this could be particularly important for users of Spring Integration versions 4.3.5 and 4.3.6, which used those versions of Spring Framework respectively. See this issue for details to see if you are affected

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Dependency Management Plugin 1.0.0.RELEASE

It’s my pleasure to announce that 1.0.0.RELEASE of the Dependency Management Plugin has been released. It’s available from Gradle’s Plugin Portal as well as Maven Central and Bintray. Thank you to everyone who tried out the release candidates.

What’s new?

To learn about what’s new in 1.0, please read the post announcing 1.0.0.RC1.

Thank you

Thank you for all of the feedback and suggestions that you have contributed to the plugin thus far. Please let us know on GitHub or Gitter about any problems you find or improvements that you’d like to see.

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Spring Integration Extension for Hazelcast 1.0.0 M2 Available

On behalf of the Spring Integration community I’d like to announce the second Milestone of Spring Integration Extension for Hazelcast and its artifact is spring-integration-hazelcast.1.0.0.M2, which is available in the Milestone Repository.

The project has been around for some time and there has not been so much activity since the previous Milestone 1 and it only recently gained enough community traction to warrant a release. So, first of all, big thanks to you, the community, for your contributions!

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Spring LDAP 2.3.1 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring LDAP 2.3.1!

This release brings in a new era for Spring Data compatibility. Integration for Spring LDAP and Spring Data has been moved to spring-data-ldap so that it can partake in the Spring Data release train and ensure compatibility with the latest and greatest Spring Data code base.

The release also brings read only attribute support.

Note
We did an immediate release of Spring LDAP 2.3.1 due to an issue with the Spring LDAP 2.3.0 release.
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Spring Cloud Stream Brooklyn.SR2 and Chelsea.M1 released

On behalf of the community, I am happy to announce the release of Spring Cloud Stream Brooklyn.SR2 and Chelsea.M1 release trains. As part of the next installment to Brooklyn release train, Brooklyn.SR2 adds a number of new features and fixes. The next release train Chelsea.M1 builds on top of Spring Boot 1.5 and a contains a core improvement listed below.

What is new?

A few highlights of the improved areas:

  • Schema Registry Support: fixed issues related to using the Schema Registry server, in particular support for MySQL and Postgresql;
  • Aggregate Applications: improved support for property propagation via namespaces;
  • Reactive support: Aligns declarative (e.g. reactive) handler support with imperative mode, which makes it easier to seamlessly adopt a functional programming model. In particular, this adds support for the following idiom:
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