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Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.2.3 Released

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.2.3.

Local Server: Quick Start, Getting Started Guide

This is a maintenance release where we focused on improving the reference documentation. Other improvements include addition of an OSS licensed JDBC driver for Microsoft SQL Server. The latest local deployer version can now handle apps built using Spring Boot 2.0 milestone releases.

More details can be found in the release notes.

Feedback is important. Please reach out to us in StackOverflow and GitHub for questions and feature requests. We also welcome contributions! Any help improving the Spring Cloud Data Flow ecosystem is appreciated.

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Spring Boot 1.5.5 available now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.5 has been released and is available now from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.5.5 includes 80 fixes, improvements and dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed with issue reports and pull requests.

What’s next?

After the recent release of Spring Framework 5.0 RC3 and the flurry of other releases that followed, Spring Boot 2.0 M3 is just around the corner. If you want to take an early look at Spring Boot 2, and we’d love to hear your feedback if you do, please go to start.spring.io and select Spring Boot 2.0.0.BUILD-SNAPSHOT.

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Spring Integration 5.0 Milestone 6 Available

On behalf of the Spring Integration team I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 6 for the Spring Integration 5.0 version (5.0.0.M6) is now available.

It is available for download from the Milestone Repository:

repositories {
    maven { url 'http://repo.spring.io/libs-milestone' }
}
compile "org.springframework.integration:spring-integration-core:5.0.0.M6"

19 JIRAs (and some GitHub issues) made into this release, including bug fixes and a number of new features. Some highlights of features in the M6, since the previously announced Milestone 5:

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Spring Session 2.0 M3 Released

On behalf of the community I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Session 2.0.0.M3. This release is focused primarily on ensuring compatibility with Spring Framework 5.0.0.RC3 and Spring Data Kay RC1 which is the minimum Spring version required.

This release includes the following new features:

  • Support added for Spring WebFlux

  • Support for WebFlux’s WebSession

  • Added ReactorSessionRepository to support a reactive SessionRepository API. The default implementation provided is MapReactorSessionRepository.

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Spring For Apache Kafka 2.0 Milestone 3 Available

We are pleased to announce the availability of the Milestone 3 of the Spring for Apache Kafka 2.0 version.

It is available for download from the Milestone Repository:

repositories {
    maven { url 'http://repo.spring.io/libs-milestone' }
}
compile "org.springframework.kafka:spring-kafka:2.0.0.M3"

Since the previous announcement, these feature have made it into the current Milestone:

  • Apache Kafka 0.11.0.0 client base line;

  • With the new Apache Kafka foundation we have introduced KafkaTransactionManager and transactions support in the KafkaTemplate via new executeInTransaction() operation;

  • The KafkaListenerContainer can now be supplied with the TransactionManager to perform polling and offset commits with transaction boundaries;

  • The Kafka Headers support is provided as well. Now you can send and receive messages with any arbitrary headers, for example build request-reply scenarios using some correlationKey header;

  • The ConsumerAwareErrorHandler is provided to manage Consumer state in case of errors;

  • The KafkaEmbedded can now be supplied with any arbitrary brokerProperties.

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Spring AMQP 2.0.0 Milestone 5 is Available

I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 5 of Spring AMQP 2.0 is now available in the Spring milestone repository.

Features and fixes since the last milestone:

  • Log4j2 AmqpAppender is now thread-safe;

  • DefaultMessagePropertiesConverter now correctly passes arrays for the header values to the AMQP Client library;

  • Jackson2JsonMessageConverter can now be configured for the trustedPackages to fix violation for Jackson Serialization Gadgets;

  • RabbitAdmin operations can now be performed on the same AMQP channel as a unit of work via RabbitTemplate.invoke();

  • PossibleAuthenticationFailureException can now be treated as a non-fatal via particular option on the AbstractMessageListenerContainer;

  • RepublishMessageRecoverer can now be configured for the deliveryMode for messages to republish.

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Spring Security 5.0.0 M3 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Security 5.0.0 M3. This release includes bug fixes, new features, and is based off of Spring Framework 5.0.0 RC3.

The new features included in this milestone are:

Please refer to the change log for further details on this release.

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Spring Framework 5.0 RC3 - on the way to GA

Dear Spring community,

I’m pleased to announce that the third Spring Framework 5.0 release candidate is available!

This release comes with refined nullability declarations (including the field and bean property level), even stronger Kotlin support (with a declarative bean definition DSL and support for default constructor arguments on Kotlin data classes), as well as several API refinements in Spring WebFlux. Furthermore, Spring Framework 5.0 RC3 ships against Reactor 3.1 M3 and JUnit 5.0 M6 and is fully tested against the recent JDK 9 release candidate.

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Spring Cloud Dalston SR2 is available now

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 2 (SR2) of the Spring Cloud Dalston Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Dalston release notes for more information.

This release is primarily a bug fix release and users are encouraged to upgrade.

End of Life for Angel and Brixton release trains

The Angel and Brixton release trains have reached their end of life. As such, there will be no more releases to those trains. The community is encouraged to upgrade to Camden.SR7 or Dalston.SR2.

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Spring Batch 3.0.8.RELEASE is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Batch 3.0.8.RELEASE is now available via Maven Central, Github, and the Pivotal download repository. This is the 8th maintenance release for the 3.0.x branch of Spring Batch and addresses a number of minor bug fixes and enhancements. One of the new features is that the DefaultDataFieldMaxValueIncrementerFactory has been updated to support InnoDB for the sequence tables used in MySql for the job repository when using Spring Framework 4.3.6+. Many thanks to all of those who submitted the many pull requests that went into this release.

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