SpringSource is announcing that Spring Boot with version number 1.2.4 is already available to download.
What is Spring Boot ?
Spring Boot is A toolkit that lets developers create a project boilerplate structure for applications running on top of the famous Spring Java framework .
The Spring Framework is one of the best open source MVC frameworks in the Java community, a lightweight, powerful, layered tool for Java/J2EE application development. It is widely used, respected, and a source of inspiration for many other frameworks inside or outside the Java community. As the name implies, Spring Boot is a Java application that can be used to deploy a fully working Spring project within minutes, project that can run and be deployed almost immediately.Spring Boot only consists of the basic utilities to get a Java application running and allows developers to manage and Tomcat or Jetty servers in their apps, properly manage POM files, and automatically configure the Spring base app.When using Spring Boot, there’s no need to edit large, long XML configuration files, and there’s no need for complex code generation routines.All features included in a basic Spring Boot project are production-ready, and can be deployed right away.
This is changelog for Spring Boot version 1.2.4 :
- This release addresses a number of bugs, adds support for the first stable release of Tomcat 8 (8.0.9), and also provides improved logging configuration that allows you to configure logging levels in application.properties or application.yaml.
You can read the complete changelog and also download this latest version on their homepage: projects.spring.io