JHipster release v5.8.0

This new minor release has 133 closed tickets and merged pull requests.

Here are the most significant ones:

  • Switch to Micrometer - #8812
  • Angular: Lazy load entities - #8925
  • Support JPA derived identifiers for one-to-one - #8685
  • Add global logout for OIDC authentication - #8757
  • Many libraries upgrades, including an upgrade to Spring Boot 2.0.8.RELEASE

After this release, we will focus on JHipster 6, so JHipster 5 will go into maintenance mode. We should announce beta releases of JHipster 6 shortly.

Closed tickets and merged pull requests

As always, you can check all closed tickets and merged pull requests here.

How to upgrade

Automatic upgrade

For an automatic upgrade, use the JHipster upgrade sub-generator on an existing application:

Upgrade your version of JHipster:

npm update -g generator-jhipster

And then run the upgrade sub-generator:

jhipster upgrade

Manual upgrades

For a manual upgrade, first upgrade your version of JHipster with:

npm update -g generator-jhipster

If you have an existing project, it will still use the JHipster version with which it was generated. To upgrade your project, you must first delete its node_modules folder and then run:

jhipster

You can also update your project and all its entities by running

jhipster --with-entities

You can also update your entities one-by-one by running again the entity sub-generator, for example if your entity is named Foo

jhipster entity Foo

Help and bugs

If you find any issue with this release, don’t hesitate to:

If the issue you have is an urgent bug or security issue, please: