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Stéphane Nicoll

Stéphane Nicoll

Spring Framework/Boot committer

Liège, Belgium

Stéphane has a thing for code quality and robustness. He's been spreading the word for more than ten years while developing large scale Java enterprise applications in the geospatial, financial, or logistics sectors. An Apache Maven PMC member since 2006, he joined the core Spring Framework development team early 2014, being one of the main contributors to both Spring Framework and Spring Boot since. During his free time, he loves traveling around the world
Blog Posts by Stéphane Nicoll

Spring Boot 2.0.0.M2 Available Now

Shortly after Spring Framework 5.0 RC2, a second milestone of Spring Boot 2 is now available from our milestone repository. This release closes over 90 issues and pull requests, thanks to all that contributed!

For a complete list of changes, and upgrade instructions, see the Spring Boot 2.0.0.M2 Release Notes on the WIKI and the updated reference documentation.

If you want to get started and discover those new feature, you can easily bootstrap a new project on https://start.spring.io

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Spring Boot 1.5.4 Available Now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.4 has been released and is available now from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.5.4 adds over 60 fixes, improvements and 3rd party dependency updates to the 30 issues fixed in Spring Boot 1.4.7. Thanks to all that have contributed!

This release is a recommended upgrade for all users, in a particular due to CVE-2017-4995 that was recently fixed in Spring Security 4.2.3.

What’s next?

We are ramping down with a second release candidate of Spring Framework 5 next week and we will follow as expected with a second milestone of Spring Boot 2. If you want to try what we have for Spring Boot 2 already, and we’d love to hear your feedback if you do, please go to start.spring.io and select Spring Boot 2.0.0.BUILD-SNAPSHOT.

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Spring Boot 1.4.7 Available Now

It is my pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 1.4.7 is now available from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.4.7 includes over 30 changes, mostly a selection of dependency upgrades and documentation improvements. Thanks to all that have contributed!

We expect Spring Boot 1.4.7 to be the last maintenance release in the 1.4 line. If you haven’t upgraded to 1.5.x yet, we advise you to do so as soon as possible.

How can you help?

If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the spring-boot tag.

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Spring Boot 2.0.0 M1 Available Now

On behalf of the team and everyone that contributed, I am pleased to announce that the first milestone of Spring Boot 2 has been released and is available from our milestone repository. This release closes over 300 issues and pull requests!

This first milestone builds on and requires Spring Framework 5.0.RC1. There are a number of nice refinements in Spring Framework 5 including extensive support for building reactive applications.

Highlights of this first milestone include:

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Spring Boot 1.5.3 Available Now

It is my pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 1.5.3 has been released and is available now from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.5.3 adds over 60 fixes, improvements and 3rd party dependency updates to the 70 issues fixed in Spring Boot 1.4.6. Thanks to all that have contributed!

What’s next?

The first release candidate of Spring Framework 5 is really around the corner now. We intend to release a first milestone of Spring Boot 2 the week after with support for Spring WebFlux, the new Gradle plugin and more! If you want to try those now, and we’d love to hear your feedback if you do, please go to start.spring.io and select Spring Boot 2.0.0.BUILD-SNAPSHOT.

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Spring Boot 1.4.6 Available Now

On behalf of the team, I am pleased to announce that Spring Boot 1.4.6 is now available from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.4.6 includes 70 fixes and a selection of improvements and dependency upgrades. Thanks to all that have contributed!

How can you help?

If you’re interested in helping out, check out the “ideal for contribution” tag in the issue repository. If you have general questions, please ask on stackoverflow.com using the spring-boot tag.

Project Page | GitHub | Issues | Documentation | Stack Overflow | Gitter

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Spring Boot 1.4.5 and 1.5.2 Available Now

It is my pleasure to announce that Spring Boot 1.4.5 and 1.5.2 have been released and are available now from repo.spring.io and Maven Central.

Spring Boot 1.4.5 includes 50 fixes and a selection of improvements and dependency upgrades. The second (first, really!) maintenance release of the 1.5 line contains over 60 fixes, improvements and 3rd party dependency updates. Thanks to all that have contributed!

What’s next?

The team is now working full speed on Spring Boot 2: a first milestone, including the first release candidate of Spring Framework 5, is expected early April. There are quite a lot of reactive-related features already in 2.0 snapshots. If you’d like to try them out, and we’d love to hear your feedback if you do, please go to start.spring.io and look for the Reactive starters.

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