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Spring Cloud Finchley.M4 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce that the Milestone 4 (M4) of the Spring Cloud Finchley Release Train is available today. The release can be found in Spring Milestone repository. You can check out the Finchley release notes for more information.

Notable Changes in the Finchley Release Train

This update is primarily for interoperability with Spring Boot 2.0.0.M6.

The following modules were updated as part of Finchley.M4:

Module Version
Spring Cloud Dependencies 2.0.0.M5
Spring Cloud Consul 2.0.0.M3
Spring Cloud Gateway 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Zookeeper 2.0.0.M3
Spring Cloud Sleuth 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Cloudfoundry 2.0.0.M1
Spring Cloud Config 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Netflix 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Contract 2.0.0.M4
Spring Cloud Security 2.0.0.M1
Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst.M3
Spring Cloud Bus 2.0.0.M3
Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M2
Spring Boot Starter 2.0.0.M6
Spring Cloud Aws 2.0.0.M2
Spring Cloud Build 2.0.0.M5
Spring Boot Dependencies 2.0.0.M6
Spring Cloud Vault 2.0.0.M4
Spring Boot 2.0.0.M6
Spring Cloud Commons 2.0.0.M4

This Week in Spring - November 14th 2017

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I am in Casablanca, Morocco for the amazing Devoxx Morocco event talking to developers in the hub of North Africa.

Can you believe it’s already the middle of November? And can you believe we are less than a month away from the amazing SpringOne Platform event in San Francisco, CA? I hope you’re going!

Now, without further ado, let’s get to it.


Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M2 is now available

We are pleased to announce that Spring Cloud Task 2.0.0.M2 is now available to download from Spring’s milestone repository. Many thanks to all of those who contributed to the release.

This release brings Spring Boot 2.0 M5 compatibility. With this upgrade, all dependencies are also upgraded (Spring Cloud, Spring Cloud Stream, Spring Batch, etc).

What do you think?

We look forward to your feedback on Github, StackOverflow, Gitter

Spring Cloud Task Home | Source on GitHub | Reference Documentation


Spring For Apache Kafka 2.1 RC1 and 2.0.1 & 1.3.1 Available

We are pleased to announce the first Release Candidate for the version 2.1 of the Spring for Apache Kafka:

repositories {
    maven { url '' }
compile "org.springframework.kafka:spring-kafka:2.1.0.RC1"

The general reason for so quick point release is the recently released Apache Kafka 1.0.0 version. There are no critical feature in that release, but some breaking changes in the kafka.admin and kafka.streams have been introduced. Therefore this release represents mostly compatibility with Apache Kafka 1.0.0:


Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst.M3 /2.0.0.M3 Release Announcement

We are pleased to announce the 2.0.0.M3 release of the Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst release train.

Spring Cloud Stream Elmhurst 2.0.0.M3 is available for use in the Spring Milestone repository. The release notes include relevant information about version compatibility with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring AMQP, and Spring for Apache Kafka.

The following sections list new features and improvements included in this release:

Improved Content Type Resolution

The content-type resolution has been improved and consolidated in the channel interceptors, which makes it configurable for situations that require application-level customizations. Also, based on the community feedback, we now set the default content-type as application/json. However, it is still possible to override it via BindingProperties or it can be passed with the Message coming from an upstream application.


Spring Session Data Geode/GemFire 2.0.0.RC1 Available

On behalf of the Spring and Apache Geode/Pivotal GemFire communities, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring Session Data Geode and Spring Session Data GemFire 2.0.0.RC1 releases.

Both releases build on:

  1. Spring Framework 5.0.1.RELEASE

  2. Spring Security 2.0.0.RC1

  3. Spring Data Kay-RC1

  4. Spring Session core 2.0.0.RC1

  5. Spring Boot 2.0.0.M5

The artifacts can be acquired from Spring libs-milestone:



This Week in Spring - November 7th, 2017

Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! This week I’m in Antwerp, Belgium for the amazing Devoxx (Belgium) event. I’m co-presenting with my friends Matt Raible and Mark Heckler on progressive web applications and reactive Spring. I’ll be joined by a lot of Pivotal and Spring teammates here so make sure to check the schedule.

Later this week I’ll be doing a joint webinar - Grails for the Spring Boot Developer - with Grails co-founder Jeff Scott Brown.

Then, it’s off to Casablanca, Morocco, for the Devoxx MA event.


Spring Boot 2.0.0 M6 available now

On behalf of the team, it is my pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 2.0.0.M6 has been released and is now available from our milestone repository. This release closes 141 issues and pull requests and continues our progress towards 2.0 GA. Thanks to everyone that has contributed!

This milestone refines a number of items from previous milestones, and provides a number of notable new features:

  • Initial support for HTTP/2 - At the moment Tomcat and Undertow are supported (See #10902 for the Jetty support)
  • Improved support for WebFlux-based apps - Spring Boot now supports TLS configuration for all containers and error page support is available
  • Kotlin extension - The first Kotlin extension has landed. You can now start your app in a more idiomatic way: