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Roy Clarkson

Roy Clarkson

Engineer, Manager Spring R&D

Atlanta, GA

Spring Cloud Services team
Blog Posts by Roy Clarkson

Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 3.0.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 3.0.0. This release introduces a significant shift from imperative to reactive APIs in order to support the new reactive-based web framework, Spring WebFlux. v3.0.0 was developed in parallel with v2.1.x and has feature parity with v2.1.2. Looking forward, all new features will only be added to the 3.x releases.

New features available in v3.0.0:

  • Continue support for Open Service Broker API v2.14.
  • Support Spring Boot 2.1 and Spring Framework 5.1
  • Introduce support for Spring WebFlux via a new Reactive API (based on Project Reactor)
  • Continue support for Spring MVC
  • Rename the Spring Boot starter because it now supports both Spring web frameworks
  • Introduce several reactive life cycle hooks for performing additional operations
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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.1.2 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.1.2. We want to thank Guillaume Berche for his significant contributions to this release and to the project overall. This is a maintenance release that incorporates several updates and improvements, including the following:

  • Continued support for Open Service Broker API v2.14.
  • Upgrade to Spring Boot 2.0.9.RELEASE and Spring Framework 5.0.13.RELEASE
  • Fix compatibility issue with Spring Boot DevTools
  • Allow nulls in optional Boolean fields and no longer set default values
  • Use valid JSON schema examples
  • Fix JSON serialization of model objects for use by OSB clients
  • Fix JSON schema not properly mapping to arrays
  • Add property binding support for CloudFoundry service plan metadata
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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 3.0.0.M3 Released

We’re please to announce the release of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 3.0.0.M3. This 3.0 release will support Spring WebFlux and a reactive programing model, as well as additions and changes in the Open Service Broker API v2.14. This release includes:

  • Upgrade to Spring Boot 2.1.1.RELEASE (previously built against Spring Boot 2.0)
  • Adds a convenience property to the various request objects for accessing the Plan for the specified ServiceDefinition

Include the following Spring Boot starter:

<dependency>
  <groupId>org.springframework.cloud</groupId>
  <artifactId>spring-cloud-starter-open-service-broker</artifactId>
  <version>3.0.0.M3</version>
</dependency>
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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.1.0 Released

We’re please to announce the release of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.1.0. This release supports additions and changes in the Open Service Broker API v2.14. This release includes:

  • Upgrade to Spring Boot 2.0.7.RELEASE
  • Support for asynchronous service instance binding and unbinding
  • Support providing an updated dashboard_url when updating a service instance
  • Resolves issues with deserializing the model objects that were converted to the builder pattern
  • Adds a convenience property to the various request objects for accessing the Plan for the specified ServiceDefinition
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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 3.0.0.M1 released

We’re please to announce the release of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 3.0.0.M1. The 3.0 release introduces full reactive support and builds upon 2.1.0.M1, which will support additions and changes in the Open Service Broker API v2.14. This release includes:

  • First class support for Spring WebFlux and Project Reactor
  • The starter has been renamed because it now supports both Spring web frameworks
  • Introduces several reactive life cycle hooks for performing additional operations

Include the following Spring Boot starter:

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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.1.0.M1 released

We’re please to announce the release of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.1.0.M1. The 2.1.0 release will support additions and changes in the Open Service Broker API v2.14. This release includes:

  • Support providing an updated dashboard_url when updating a service instance
  • Resolves issues with deserializing the model objects that were converted to the builder pattern

View the closed issue list on GitHub. The next release, 2.1.0.M2, will include support for asynchronous bindings. Watch for it in the coming weeks.

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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.0.1.RELEASE is now available

We’re pleased to announce that the 2.0.1 release of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker is now available. This release resolves a few issues that were raised since the 2.0.0 release. Thank you to the community for your interest and feedback!

Spring Cloud Open Service Broker is a framework for building Spring Boot applications that implement the Open Service Broker API. The Open Service Broker API project allows developers to deliver services to applications running within cloud native platforms such as Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, and OpenShift.

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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.0.0.RELEASE is now available

We’re pleased to announce that the 2.0.0 release of Spring Cloud Open Service Broker is now generally available. Spring Cloud Open Service Broker is a framework for building Spring Boot applications that implement the Open Service Broker API.

The Open Service Broker API project allows developers to deliver services to applications running within cloud native platforms such as Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, and OpenShift. Spring Cloud Open Service Broker provides a framework based on Spring Boot that enables you to quickly create a service broker for your own managed service on platform that support the Open Service Broker API.

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Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.0.0.M2 Released

Spring Cloud Open Service Broker 2.0.0.M2 is now available. Spring Cloud Open Service Broker is a framework for building Spring Boot applications that implement the Open Service Broker API. This second milestone adds more polish and improvements as we continue toward a release candidate. The following list includes some of the updates:

  • Update JavaDoc, reference docs, some more JavaDoc, and more reference docs

  • Rename the spring-cloud-open-service-broker artifact to spring-cloud-open-service-broker-core

  • Add support for externalized configuration of the Catalog in YAML or Java properties

  • Add support to disable API version checking via a configuration property

  • Improve exception handling and logging

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Spring for Android 2.0.0.M2 released

I am pleased to announce that Spring for Android 2.0.0.M2 is now available in the Spring milestone repository. Highlights include:

  • Support for the Android port of HttpClient 4.3 via HttpComponentsClientHttpRequestFactory
  • Support for HttpClient 4.0 included with Android is now deprecated but will remain available through HttpComponentsAndroidClientHttpRequestFactory.
  • HTTP PATCH support in RestTemplate
  • The type conversion package from Spring Core is now available in Spring for Android Core.
  • Many improvements and fixes from Spring 3.2 are now merged into Spring for Android to bring baseline compatibility to Spring 3.2, while certain RestTemplate features from Spring 4.1 have been included to support the new HttpClient.
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
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