This Week in Spring, October 18th, 2011
What a week! If you're an enterprise Java developer, then you've no doubt heard the news - Spring 3.1 RC1 has just been released! Read on for more details and be sure to sound off on the forums if you have questions or feedback!
And, of course, if you're at SpringOne2GX 2011 next week, you can look forward to hearing a lot more on Spring 3.1 as well as the latest and greatest from all the Spring technologies. We look forward to seeing you all there!
- Spring 3.1.0.RC1 was released last week! And so begins the march to Spring 3.1 GA. Chris Beams kicked things off with this
announcement. Then, Juergen Hoeller, Spring project lead, followed up with this blog post detailing the new features.
The first release candidate of Spring 3.1 is now available from the Spring milestone repository or for direct download via community download page. This release includes new features such as:
Support for Hibernate 4.0 (up to date with 4.0 CR4), Complete <CODE>TestContext</CODE> framework support for <CODE>@Configuration</CODE> classes, Flash scope for Spring MVC, Support for Quartz 2.0, 77 bug fixes, 16 new features, and 66 improvements. Wow! To learn more about what's new in Spring 3.1, be sure to <a href="http://static.springsource.org/spring/docs/3.1.0.RC1/spring-framework-reference/html/new-in-3.1.html">check out this document.</a> </LI> <LI> Martin Lippert today announced the <a href="http://www.springsource.org/node/3287">release of SpringSource…