Spring Integration 5.5 RC1, 5.4.6 & 5.3.7 Available

Releases | Artem Bilan | April 15, 2021 | ...

Dear Spring community,

On behalf of the team and all the contributors, it’s my pleasure to announce a Release Candidate 1 for Spring Integration 5.5, plus Spring Integration 5.4.6 & 5.3.7 patch versions.

The latest two can be downloaded from Maven Central and it is recommended to upgrade your projects or just pull them transitively from respective latest Spring Boot patch versions!

The Release Candidate is available from the https://repo.spring.io/milestone/ repository:

compile 'org.springframework.integration:spring-integration-core:5.5.0-RC1'

Here is a highlight of changes made to Spring Integration 5.5 RC1 since previously announced Milestone 3

Spring for Apache Kafka 2.7.0 Available

Engineering | Gary Russell | April 14, 2021 | ...

I am pleased to announce that Spring for Apache Kafka 2.7.0 is now available.

This release contains a significant enhancement, which is a community contribution. Failed deliveries can be forwarded to a series of topics for delayed redelivery.

It is best described with an example:

@RetryableTopic(attempts = "5", backoff = @Backoff(delay = 1000, multiplier = 2.0))
@KafkaListener(id = "sk270", topics = "sk270")
public void listen(String in, @Header(KafkaHeaders.RECEIVED_TOPIC) String topic) {
    LOG.info(in + " from " + topic);
    throw new RuntimeException("test");

public void…

Spring Data 2021.0 goes GA

Releases | Mark Paluch | April 14, 2021 | ...

Dear Spring community,

On behalf of the Spring Data team and our contributors, it is my pleasure to announce that Spring Data 2021.0.0 (Codename: Pascal) is generally available from Maven Central. This release ships with features, bugfixes, and improvements that contain numerous version and driver upgrades. Note that Spring Data Solr is no longer part of the Spring Data Release Train.

This curated overview summarizes the most significant changes:

  • Introduce deleteAllById for CrudRepository and ReactiveCrudRepository.
  • Use Spring Core JFR (Java Flight Recorder) metrics.
  • QueryByExample for R2DBC and Oracle.
  • Enable type- and refactoring-safe use of KProperty and KPropertyPath for property path rendering.
  • Embedded Document support & relaxed Aggregation type checks for MongoDB.
  • Cassandra prepared statements.
  • Repository projections & function execution for Apache Geode.
  • Remove Spring Data Solr from release train.
  • Support for jMolecules.

Spring Data Neumann SR9 and 2020.0.8 available

Releases | Mark Paluch | April 14, 2021 | ...

On behalf of the team, I’m pleased to announce a Spring Data double release: Neumann SR9 and 2020.0.8. Both releases ship with mostly bug fixes and dependency upgrades. The service releases will be picked up by the upcoming Spring Boot 2.3.10 and 2.4.5 releases, respectively. Finally, here are the links to the documentation, artifacts, and changelogs:

Neumann SR9

This Week in Spring - April 13th, 2021

Engineering | Josh Long | April 14, 2021 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to yet another installment of This Week in Spring! As usual, we've got a ton of stuff to get into so I won't dilly dally too much, but before I get to it I just wanted to remind you that I'll be joining JHipster and founder Microsoft Cloud Developer Advocate Julien Dubois on April 15th (two days from now!) to talk about Azure Spring Cloud: don't miss it!

Introducing Spring Cloud Square

Releases | Olga Maciaszek-Sharma | April 13, 2021 | ...

We are happy to announce that we have released the first publicly available milestone version of the Spring Cloud Square incubator project. The project provides Spring Cloud LoadBalancer integration for OkHttpClient and Retrofit, as well as non-blocking WebClient-backed Retrofit clients. Retrofit is a declarative HTTP client from Square.

You can find more information on how to get started with the project below. You can also check the project repository and project documentation .

OkHttpClient Spring Cloud LoadBalancer Integration

An application interceptor is added to the OkHttpClient created…

Spring Security 5.5.0-RC1 released

Releases | Josh Cummings | April 12, 2021 | ...

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Security 5.5.0-RC1!

In addition to dependency upgrades, bug fixes, and minor enhancements, the release candidate contains a few noteworthy changes:

  • JWT client authentication support for OAuth 2.0 clients

  • JWT bearer authorization grant support for OAuth 2.0 clients

  • AuthorizationManager, a new authorization API for filter security

  • Kotlin coroutine support for reactive method security

  • OpenSAML 4 support

This release candidate is a good opportunity to give feedback before the actual GA release in mid-May. We look…

A Bootiful Podcast: Ambassador Labs devrel director, InfoQ contributor, lifelong learner, and awesome human, and friend Daniel Bryant

Engineering | Josh Long | April 09, 2021 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! In this episode Josh Long (@starbuxman) talks to Ambassador Labs devrel director, InfoQ contributor, lifelong learner, and awesome human, and friend Daniel Bryant (@danielbryantuk).

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