The first release candidate of Spring 3.1 is now available for direct download via community download page. This release includes new features such as support for Hibernate 4.0 (up to date with 4.0 CR4), Complete TestContext framework support for @Configuration classes, Flash scope for Spring MVC, Support for Quartz 2.0. Read the documentation, what's new in 3.1 and JIRA release notes for more details including bug fixes, new features, and improvements.
We are pleased to announce the new release of the SpringSource Tool Suite (STS), release 2.8.0. Highlights include: ships on top of Eclipse Indigo SR1; includes full IDE support for Java 7 (coming with the Eclipse 3.7.1 update); supports Spring 3.1 bean profiles and c-namespace; improved constructor-arg validation and quick-fixes. Read the New and Noteworthy document and installation instructions for more details. As always downloads are available from the STS download page.
Using Cloud Foundry from the SpringSource Tool Suite
The Cloud Foundry team has released a new milestone for the STS integration to make their new open platform as a service as easy to use as possible. This new video with demonstrations shows how to use Cloud Foundry from the SpringSource Tool Suite and from Ruby. Cloud Foundry is an open source "Platform as a Service" (PaaS) from VMware allowing easy deployment of cloud applications using Spring for Java developers, Rails and Sinatra for Ruby developers, Node.js and other JVM frameworks including Grails.
MicroCloud Foundry Supports RabbitMQ and PostgreSQL
Today! Live Webinar: Better Productivity: Grails 2.0 with Peter Ledbrook November 03, 2:00pm UK / 3:00pm Europe — Register Here
With the imminent release of Grails 2, it's time to find out just why we think you should upgrade—or if you're not using it, why you should give it a second look.
This webinar will introduce you to the new usability features that are targeted at improving your productivity, such as the new interactive command line, improved class reloading, and much better unit testing support. You'll also discover powerful new features such as 'where' queries, database migrations, and static resource (CSS, JS, etc.) handling.
Live Webinar: Introduction to Spring Data Neo4j November 10th — Register Here