Cloud Foundry Manifest Editor Beta released for Visual Studio Code

Releases | Martin Lippert | February 03, 2017 | ...

As part of our activities to support developers around the globe building applications with Spring and deploying those apps to Cloud Foundry and PCF, we are proud to announce our first beta version of the Cloud Foundry Manifest editing support for Visual Studio Code (on macOS, Linux x64, and Windows).

Why Visual Studio Code?

Visual Studio Code is a lightweight and open-source code editor that runs on macOS, Linux x64, and Windows. It is based on an interesting architecture with regards to extensibility. Support for languages in Visual Studio Code gets implemented as so called “language…

Spring IO Platform Brussels-RC1

Releases | Andy Wilkinson | February 02, 2017 | ...

It's my pleasure to announce that Spring IO Platform Brussels-RC1 is available now from the Spring milestone repository.

The Brussels release introduces the following projects to the Platform:

  • Spring Kafka 1.1

The Brussels release also upgrades the versions of a number of projects:

  • Spring AMQP 1.7
  • Spring Boot 1.5
  • Spring Data Ingalls
  • Spring Integration Java DSL 1.2
  • Spring Integration Kafka 2.1
  • Spring LDAP 2.3
  • Spring Security 4.2
  • Spring Session 1.3
  • Spring Web Services 2.4

The versions of numerous third-party dependencies have also been updated.

Please take RC1 for a spin and let us know if…

Spring Team at Devnexus 2017

News | Pieter Humphrey | February 01, 2017 | ...

If you are joining the Spring Team at the SOLD OUT DevNexus 2017 event in Atlanta, GA on February 22-24 2017, here's where you can find us and other Pivotal experts!

Pivotal is sponsoring and will be at booth # 7 from 9am-3pm on Thursday Feb 23, and 9am - 6pm on Friday Feb 24.

We will have experts available at the booth to talk to you about Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Cloud Data Flow, Cloud Foundry, and much more. Don’t miss these talks and workshops from Spring & Pivotal leaders on Cloud-Native, Reactive Spring, and much more!

Wed Feb 22 - Workshops (Full Day)

Cloud Native Java Workshop - Josh Long WS Room A312 9:0…

Spring IO Platform Athens-SR3

Releases | Andy Wilkinson | February 01, 2017 | ...

I am pleased to announce that Spring IO Platform Athens-SR3 is now available from both and Maven Central.

This maintenance release upgrades the versions of a number of the projects in the Platform:

  • Spring AMQP 1.6.7
  • Spring Boot 1.4.4
  • Spring Data Hopper SR7
  • Spring Framework 4.3.6
  • Spring Integration 4.3.7

The versions of a number of third-party dependencies have also been updated.

Project Page | GitHub | Issues | Documentation

Spring Cloud Dalston M1 Released

Releases | Spencer Gibb | January 31, 2017 | ...

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that Milestone 1 (M1) of the Spring Cloud Dalston Release Train is available today. The release can be found in our Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Dalston release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Dalston Release Train

Spring Cloud Vault Config is a new project that provides client-side support for externalized secret management in a distributed system via Hashicorp Vault.

Config Server

Hashicorp Vault was previously added as a backend to Config Server to go along with the VCS based backends. Config…

This Week in Spring - January 31st, 2017

Engineering | Josh Long | January 31, 2017 | ...

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It's been a very busy week and we've got a lot to cover so let's get to it!

  • first, the big news: Spring Boot 1.5 has just been released! The new release improves the integration with Cloud Foundry, features Spring Data Ingalls support, LDAP support, a loggers endpoint, and Apache Kafka auto-configuration support. Get started with Spring Boot now!
  • Spring Data guru March Paluch put together a nice look at Spring Data Ingalls. The new release is packed with lots of great features including a 20-70% performance improvement, event publication for aggregate roots, improved pagination and so much more! Read the post!
  • Spring Data lead Oliver Gierke just announced Spring Data Ingalls has gone GA! Hurray! See the release post for more

Spring Boot 1.5.1 released

Releases | Andy Wilkinson | January 30, 2017 | ...

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, 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…

Webinar: Spring Boot 1.5 and Pivotal Cloud Foundry

News | Pieter Humphrey | January 30, 2017 | ...

Spring Boot and Pivotal Cloud Foundry users won’t want to miss Spring team’s Madhura Bhave and Pieter Humphrey as they tour through the Spring Boot 1.5 release.

Inspired in part by cool community open source work from, one of the hottest new directions that the two teams are working on is the integration of Spring Boot Actuators with Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

Attendees will be given direct linkage to product management - this is your chance to influence future integration direction! You’ll also walk away understanding all the highlights of the Spring Boot 1.5 release, including…

What's New in Spring Data Release Ingalls?

Engineering | Mark Paluch | January 30, 2017 | ...

As you probably have seen, we have just announced the GA release of Spring Data release train Ingalls. As the release is packed with way too many features to cover them in a release announcement, I would like to use this post to take a deeper look at the changes and features that come with the 15 modules on the train.


A very fundamental change in the release train’s dependencies is the upgrade to Spring Framework 4.3 (currently 4.3.6) as the baseline. Other dependency upgrades are mostly driven by major version bumps of the underlying store drivers and implementations that need to…

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