SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. June 26, 2014 — Pivotal, the company at the intersection of big data, PaaS and agile development, today announced that it has released Version 1.0 of Spring IO™. Open source, lean and modular, Spring IO brings together the core Spring APIs into a single, cohesive and versioned foundation for modern applications to help Java developers innovate and develop applications faster. Spring IO supports any modern enterprise Java workload – mobile, web apps, integration, web services, batch, relational, noSQL, reactive and big data applications, as well as APIs and micro services. Enterprises save time and costs and can innovate and go to market faster.
Version 1.0 creates a significantly easier way for enterprises to consume Spring, particularly in projects where multiple Spring IO components are used. By eliminating compatibility issues within Spring’s broad project ecosystem and many popular third-party libraries, Spring IO is now simpler than ever. With a set of components all tested to work together, it saves weeks of tedious developer efforts to build and test a stack of compatible Spring and third-party technologies, thereby helping enterprises bring new applications to market more rapidly.
'To ensure high software quality and a great developer experience, we've run extensive tests to harmonize 36 Spring projects and 436 third-party dependencies on both Java 7 and 8, to ensure software quality and portability,' said Hugh Williams, senior vice president of research and development, Pivotal. 'Now application teams have the development flexibility of using a modular, portable application framework requiring only Java SE, at a greatly reduced expense in testing and with the ability to upgrade at predictable six month intervals.'
As a widely adopted Java framework for modern application development in the enterprise, Spring IO continues to be in high demand from both the Cloud Foundry® developer community and the commercial PaaS (platform-as-a-service) developer community around Pivotal CF®, the industry’s leading commercial PaaS. The simplicity, portability and new benefits of Version 1.0 extend the versatile PaaS platforms on which developers create, test and deploy the modern applications that run today’s enterprises. Further maintaining its tradition of portability, Spring IO runs anywhere Java 7 or 8 does, on either standalone Java Virtual Machines (JVMs), on servlet engines such as Apache Tomcat, Jetty and Pivotal tc Server and on full-blown Java EE 1.6 + application servers.
Spring IO 1.0 is available now and includes all major Spring Projects, with the exception of Spring XD, which is expected to be generally available later this year. Service, support and training for Spring IO is available from Pivotal at http://spring.io/services.
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