Release 5.4

New features and improvements

  • HTTPS support (TLS, in general) - this was the most frequently requested feature

  • HTTP streaming support

  • high performance database connection pools - powered by Hikari

  • implemented JDBC paging

  • atomic application start-up

  • extended capabilities of the JDBC client API (async. processing, result mappers etc.)

  • unified data source configuration for Hibernate and JDBC (only JDBC for both)

  • simplified bootstrap of Hibernate

  • several bug fixes

  • many small improvements

Breaking changes

  • the built-in C3P0 library has been replaced by Hikari in rapidoid-quick module

  • the hibernate data source configuration section has been replaced by jdbc