Spring Data Neumann SR4, Moore SR10 and Lovelace SR20

Releases | Mark Paluch | September 16, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the Spring Data team, I’m pleased to announce a round of service releases for the Spring Data Neumann, Moore, and Lovelace release trains. Neumann SR4 ships with 43 tickets fixed, Moore SR10 ships with 46 tickets fixed, and, finally, Lovelace SR20 ships with 35 tickets fixed.

The releases ship with mostly bug fixes and dependency upgrades and will be picked up by Spring Boot 2.3.4, 2.2.10, 2.1.17 ( respectively) in the coming days.

Here are the detailed links to each individual artifact and the reference documentation:

Neumann SR4

This Week in Spring - September 15th, 2020

Engineering | Josh Long | September 16, 2020 | ...

Hi, Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! It's been an absolutely nutty week! It's just Tuesday and I'm beat!

Over the weekend I completely refactored the pipeline I used for my just-published book Reactive Spring (which, by the way, is now available on Leanpub and on Amazon as digital and paperback editions) and turned it into the turnkey Asciidoctor pipeline I'd always wanted but - since I was traveling 650,000 miles a year, speaking at hundreds of conferences or events yearly, writing a 450-page book, releasing weekly blogs, recording a weekly podcast…

Spring Framework 5.3 goes RC1

Releases | Juergen Hoeller | September 15, 2020 | ...

Dear Spring community,

On behalf of the development team, it is my pleasure to announce that a feature-complete Spring Framework 5.3 release candidate is available from our milestone repository now! Check out the list of new features and upgrade notes on our GitHub wiki, including several deprecation notes.

As the last feature branch of the 5.x generation, we are preparing the 5.3.x line for general availability in late October - with an extended maintenance phase up until 2024. While we strongly encourage appropriate migration steps, all of our deprecated packages are going to remain in place…

Spring Vault 2.3 M1 available

Releases | Mark Paluch | September 15, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the community, I’d like to announce the availability of the first Spring Vault milestone release 2.3.0-M1 of the 2.3 development line.

Most notable changes in this release are:

  • Support for Vault’s Transform secrets backend. Please note that this is an enterprise feature.

  • A ReactiveVaultEndpointProvider for non-blocking lookup of VaultEndpoint that can be used for reactive service discovery.

  • VaultKeyValueMetadataOperations for Key-Value metadata interaction.

  • Updates to our documentations specifically on how to use Vault’s various secret backends with Spring Vault.

For a complete list of changes see the 2.3.0-M1 changelog

Spring Framework 5.2.9, 5.1.18, 5.0.19, and 4.3.29 available now

Releases | Stéphane Nicoll | September 15, 2020 | ...

Updated on 2020-09-17 to add links to CVE-2020-5421 and the corresponding Spring Boot releases.

On behalf of the team and everyone who has contributed, I am pleased to announce a full round of Spring Framework releases.

Spring Framework 5.2.9 includes 42 fixes and improvements. Spring Framework 5.1.18 includes 16 selected fixes and improvements.

Maintenance releases for 5.0.x (5.0.19) and 4.3.x (4.3.29) with 13 selected fixes and improvements and 9 selected fixes and improvements respectively are also available today.

All of the releases include a fix for CVE-2020-5421.

Stay tuned for the release candidate of Spring Framework 5.3 and follow-up Spring Boot releases 2.1.17, 2.2.10, and 2.3.4

You spoke, we listened: State of Spring 2020 report is here!

Engineering | Ben Wilcock | September 11, 2020 | ...


Back in July the Spring team asked for your input on a range of Spring-related topics. And wow! What a response!

Thank you to the 1024 developers, architects, and managers across the globe that took time out of their day to complete the survey. We’ve crunched the numbers, filtered & mashed up the results to distill the most compelling insights into the State of Spring 2020 report.


Thanks to everyone that completed the survey. We look forward to making this report an annual event, following the growth, success, and evolution of our community.

Download your copy of 'The State Of Spring 202…

Spring Security 5.4 goes GA

Releases | Josh Cummings | September 10, 2020 | ...

On behalf of the community, it is my pleasure to announce the general availability of Spring Security 5.4. This release is the result of the work that went into 5.4.0-M1, 5.4.0-M2, 5.4.0-RC1, and 5.4.0. In combination, they close 250+ tickets.

You can find the highlights of 5.4 in the What’s new section of the Spring Security reference.

As always, we look forward to hearing your feedback!

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