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Spring Data Kay SR5 released

On behalf of the Spring Data team, I’d like to announce the fifth service release of the Kay release train in prospect of Spring Boot 2.0 GA.

This service release ships with 23 tickets fixed. Kay SR5 will be picked up by Spring Boot 2.0 GA for your convenience and is a strongly recommended upgrade to users of the Kay release train.

You can find all details within the linked changelogs.

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Spring Cloud Finchley.M7 Has Been Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 7 (M7) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. This release is compatible with Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Finchley Release Train

Spring Cloud Netflix

  • All of the code releated to Feign has been moved to a separate project, Spring Cloud OpenFeign.
  • There is a known issue with the Hystrix Webflux endpoint when using Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2. You can follow this issue in Reactor for more information.
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Spring Cloud Data Flow 1.4.0 M1 released

The Spring Cloud Data Flow team is excited to announce the release of 1.4.0 M1. Follow the Getting Started guides for Local Server, Cloud Foundry, and Kubernetes.

A big focus of this first milestone release of the 1.4.x line has been the Dashboard UI. In an effort to keep our UI dependencies current at all times, we finally upgraded the UI to Angular 5.2 and Angular CLI 1.6. Furthermore, the UI now provides better integration with Spring Cloud Skipper.

As such, you can now manage the versions of App Registrations and set a default version.

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Spring for Apache Kafka 2.1.3, Spring Integration Kafka 3.0.2 are Available

I am pleased to announce that Spring for Apache Kafka 2.1.3.RELEASE is available.

In addition, the Spring Integration extension spring-integration-kafka 3.0.2.RELEASE is also available.

While these are point releases in the 2.1.x (and 3.0.x) lines; they introduce some important new features:

Spring for Apache Kafka

  • Request/Reply messaging with the ReplyingKafkaTemplate

  • pause/resume on listener containers

  • default @KafkaHandler method for multi-method @KafkaListener

  • ChainedKafkaTransactionManager to improve transaction synchronization scenarios

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Spring Integration 5.0.2 Available

On behalf of the Spring Integration team I am pleased to announce that the 5.0.2.RELEASE maintenance version for the Spring Integration is available.

It can be downloaded from Maven Central, JCenter, and our release repository:

compile "org.springframework.integration:spring-integration-core:5.0.2.RELEASE"

As usual I would like to thank all community members for their ongoing active contributions to the framework!

Along with upgrades to the latest Spring Framework 5.0.4 and Reactor Bismuth-SR6 versions, this Spring Integration support version provides a number of bug fixes, especially for the @ServiceActivator with a collection method argument and LockRegistryLeaderInitiator. So, everybody is encouraged to upgrade.

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Spring Boot 2.0.0 RC2 available now

On behalf of the team, it is my great pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2 has been released and is now available from our milestone repository.

This release closes 180 issues and pull requests. It is our second, and hopefully final, release candidate. All being well, 2.0.0 will be released next week. Thank you to everyone who tried RC1 and provided us with valuable feedback.

We’ve refined a number of items from RC1, including significant improvements to our Micrometer integration and numerous dependency upgrades. For a complete list of changes and upgrade instructions, please see the Spring Boot 2.0.0.RC2 Release Notes on the wiki.

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Spring Vault 2.0 GA released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the general availability of Spring Vault 2.0. Since the first efforts for Spring Vault 2.0, it has been a 10 months ride until we reached this GA release. These are the most significant changes in Spring Vault 2.0:

  • Upgrade to Java 8 and Spring Framework 5.
  • Reactive Support.
  • Improved null-safety by providing JSR-305 annotated API.
  • Vault repository support through Spring Data KeyValue repositories.
  • Kubernetes, AWS ECS/IAM authentication.
  • RoleId/SecretId unwrapping for AppId authentication.
  • Spring Security integration with VaultBytesEncryptor and VaultRandomBytesKeyGenerator.
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Spring Data Kay SR4 released

On behalf of the Spring Data team, I’m pleased to announce the fourth service release of the Kay release train in prospect of Spring Boot 2.0 RC2.

This service release ships on top of the just-released Spring Framework 5.0.4 and Project Reactor 3.1.4, and provides the answer to persistence the code and everything. Kay SR4 will be picked up by Spring Boot 2.0 RC2 for your convenience and is a recommended upgrade to users of the Kay release train.

You can find all details within the linked changelogs.

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