Spring Framework 5.2.0.M3 and 5.1.8 available now

Releases | Stéphane Nicoll | June 13, 2019 | ...

On behalf of the team and everyone who has contributed, I am pleased to announce that Spring Framework 5.2.0.M3 and 5.1.8 are available now.

The third milestone of Spring Framework 5.2 includes 50 fixes and improvements while Spring Framework 5.1.8 includes 31 fixes and selected improvements.

If you want to give the milestone a try, you can boostrap a new application on start.spring.io once Spring Boot 2.2.0.M4 is released early next week.

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Java CFEnv 1.1.0.RC1 Released

Releases | Mark Pollack | June 12, 2019 | ...


On behalf of the community I am happy to announce the release of Java CFEnv 1.1 RC1.

The RC1 release adds the following functionality:

  • Checks the classpath to correctly determine setting of MySQL or MariaDB driver class name.

  • When using the Boot support, an exception is thrown if the Spring Cloud Connector library is on the classpath. This applies only for the following services: DataSource, RabbitMQ, Cassandra, MongoDB, and Redis. The exception message indicates to set the environment variable JBP_CONFIG_SPRING_AUTO_RECONFIGURATION '{enabled: false}'

  • Support for Boot 1.5.x by copying a logging utility class into the project.

This Week in Spring - June 11th, 2019

Engineering | Josh Long | June 10, 2019 | ...

Hi Spring fans! Can you believe it? We're already almost halfway through June! Summer's nearly here! It's 97 Fahrenheit / 37 Celsius in San Francisco! That's nuts! I'm glad I'm in beautiful Amsterdam and Eindhoven, NL, beating the heat, though. What a privilege. We've got a busy week, as always, to get to so let's get to it!

Announcing nohttp

Engineering | Rob Winch | June 10, 2019 | ...

I’m pleased to announce the nohttp project, which lets users find, replace, and prevent the usage of http://.


Today, Jonathan Leitschuh published a blog titled Want to take over the Java ecosystem? All you need is a MITM!. The blog demonstrates that hundreds of Java libraries are downloading dependencies over HTTP. This opens the projects up to potential MITM (man in the middle) attacks.

Unfortunately, there were multiple Spring projects that were using HTTP to download dependencies. Fortunately, we uncovered no signs of a successful MITM attack. We have also addressed the issue to…

React-ing to start.spring.io + User feedback updates

Releases | Damien Vitrac | June 05, 2019 | ...

We are happy to announce today that start.spring.io is now built using React/Gatsby as the front-end framework. We also made UI improvements based on your feedback. Thank you to all those who have contributed to this update and to all the users who continue to tell us how to improve!


During the previous Web UI modernization (launched on March 5th), we realized that making even small changes to the site had become more time consuming than we anticipated. The architecture was inhibiting our ability to run experiments and move quickly to make small, incremental changes.

As a result, we decided to rewrite the front-end using a modern and popular javascript framework - Gatsby

This Week in Spring - June 4, 2019

Engineering | Josh Long | June 04, 2019 | ...

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I'm in.... I'm home! Look at that! I'm home for the epic SpringOne Tour San Francisco event. I'm super excited to be here in this amazing weather with an amazing community. It's been a busy week though! Last week I returned from Spain for my kid's graduation, and I am still so so proud. Tomorrow I fly to Cork, Ireland for the Cork JUG and then it's off to London for a wedding. So, lot of travel, but a bit of a lighter load :-)

We've got a lot to cover so let's get to it!

Java CFEnv 1.1.0.M1 Released

Releases | Mark Pollack | May 31, 2019 | ...


On behalf of the community I am happy to announce the release of Java CFEnv 1.1 M1.

This release brings in contributions from several teams

  • EMC Volume Service

  • Pivotal Single Sign-On Service

  • Pivotal Redis Service

Support for Volume Services is a new feature. Single Sign-On functionality has been improved to set Spring Security auto-configuration properties for Spring Security 5’s OAuth support. The Redis support has been improved to support auto-configuration of TLS.

The project README has more information.

A release candidate is going out next week, followed quickly by a GA release. Please try it out and give feedback on our github issues

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