Spring Boot 2.4.0 available now

Releases | Andy Wilkinson | November 12, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the Spring Boot team and everyone that has contributed, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 2.4.0 has been released and is available from Maven Central. 2.4.0 is the first generally available Spring Boot release that uses the new versioning scheme. Please note that the version is 2.4.0 rather than 2.4.0.RELEASE that you may have expected based on previous releases.

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 2.4

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Spring Data 2020.0.1 released

Releases | Mark Paluch | November 11, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the team, I'm pleased to announce Spring Data service release 2020.0.1. This service release is built on top of Spring Framework 5.3.1 and Reactor 2020.0.1. It contains mostly dependency upgrades and fixes.

Spring Data 2020.0.1 ships 34 improvements and fixes.

This release will be picked up by the upcoming Spring Boot 2.4.0 release for your convenience.

To round things off, here are the links to the individual modules along with their documentation:

This Week in Spring - November 10th, 2020

Engineering | Josh Long | November 10, 2020 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It's November 10th, 2020, as I write this and I, for one, can not believe that we're closer to 2021 than we are to 2019 at this point. That's insane. Time has absolutely rocketed by in some senses and stood utterly still in others. Odd year, this one.

I hope you're all doing well! I'm at the Reactive Summit today (virtually, of course). This afternoon I was on a wonderful panel with all sorts of folks from around the ecosystem. And soon, around 17:30 or so, if memory serves, I'll be speaking about RSocket and its use in…

Spring Data 2020.0 - New and Noteworthy in Spring Data JDBC 2.1

Engineering | Jens Schauder | November 10, 2020 | ...

As part of the 2020.0.0 version of Spring Data, we released Spring Data JDBC 2.1. This article presents the four most interesting changes in this version.

#Use @Value on Entity Constructor Arguments

In some cases, not all the data that goes into an entity comes from the ResultSet of a query. You now may provide an @Value annotation with a SPeL expression that is evaluated, and the result is passed as an argument upon construction of the…

New in Spring 5.3: Improved Cron Expressions

Engineering | Arjen Poutsma | November 10, 2020 | ...

If you regularly listen to A Bootiful Podcast, you might have heard about the improvements we made to Spring Framework’s cron support. Cron expressions are mostly used in Spring applications through the @Scheduled annotation. In Spring 5.3, we introduced the CronExpression class, which represents — you guessed it — a cron expression.

CronExpression replaces CronSequenceGenerator, which is based on java.util.Calendar and which has several known issues that none of the Spring team members felt comfortable solving. Introducing a new type allowed us to use the superior java.time APIs, solve the…

Spring Authorization Server 0.0.3 available now

Releases | Joe Grandja | November 10, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the team and everyone who has contributed, it is my pleasure to announce the general availability of Spring Authorization Server 0.0.3.

You can download it from repo.spring.io and Maven Central by using the module coordinates:

compile 'org.springframework.security.experimental:spring-security-oauth2-authorization-server:0.0.3'

For additional details on this new project, see the initial announcement and project page.

The main features delivered in this release are:

  • OAuth 2.0 Refresh Token Grant — RFC 6749

  • OAuth 2.0 Token Revocation — RFC 7009

See the release notes for…

Spring Framework 5.3.1 and 5.2.11 available now

Releases | Stéphane Nicoll | November 10, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the team and everyone who has contributed, I am pleased to announce that Spring Framework 5.3.1 and 5.2.11 are available now.

Spring Framework 5.3.1 includes 29 fixes and improvements. Spring Framework 5.2.11 includes 10 selected fixes and improvements.

Stay tuned for follow-up Spring Boot releases later this week, including Spring Boot 2.4 GA!

Project Page | GitHub | Issues | Documentation

Spring Cloud Hoxton.SR9 has been released

Releases | Olga Maciaszek-Sharma | November 10, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Service Release 9 (SR9) of the Spring Cloud Hoxton Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Maven Central. You can check out the Hoxton release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Hoxton Release Train

See all issues included in this release here.

This was primarily a bug fix and documentation release.

See all of the included issues and pull requests at the GitHub project. Hoxton.SR9 is compatible with Spring Boot 2.3.x and 2.2.x.

Spring Cloud Gateway

Spring Data 2020.0 - New and Noteworthy - A general Overview

Engineering | Christoph Strobl | November 06, 2020 | ...

Spring Data 2020.0, based on Spring Framework 5.3, is out and with it, a ton of new features across the various stores, which are covered by the individual modules. While posting highlights along with the milestone announcements, we wanted to give you a more detailed description of the new features in a series of blog posts. These posts will cover, among other things:

  • Reactive Context Access features in Data Commons.
  • Lifecycle callbacks and baselining to Spring R2DBC in R2DBC.
  • General Repository and store-specific Redis Cache Metrics.
  • Neo4J reactive repositories.
  • Paging repository APIs for Spring Data for Apache Geode.
  • Geoshape, index, and reactive search improvements for Spring Data Elasticsearch.
  • Partial filter and aggregation hints in MongoDB.
  • @Bean row mappers for the JDBC module.
  • Per-statement key spaces definition for the Apache Cassandra abstraction.
  • Declarative Couchbase N1QL queries.

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