After another two months of work on exactly 100 tickets, the Apache Hop community is pleased to announce the general availability of Apache Hop 2.5.0.
A huge thank you to everyone who made this possible.
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Apache Hop 2.5.0 is another mostly bug fixing release with a number of new features.
Apache Beam Upgrade
Apache Beam has been upgraded to 2.48.0, with support for Apache Spark 3.4, Apache Flink 1.16 and Google Cloud Dataflow.
Beam and Google Dataflow how-to guide
The Apache Hop docs now contain a new how-to guide to run the Beam pipelines in the samples project on Google Dataflow.
Extended Apache Airflow how-to guide
The Apache Airflow how-to guide has been extended, and now covers all the basics you need to run Apache Hop workflows and pipelines in Apache Airflow.
Looping how-to guide
A new Looping how-to guide explains how to work with the various ways to build loops in workflows and pipelines, and provides guidance on which of these different types to use in different scenarios.
Hop Gui Improvements
The viewport in Hop Gui is now optional. If you prefer scroll bars to horizontally and vertically navigate in Hop Gui, you can now disable the viewport from the "Look and Feel" tab in the configuration perspective.
Fields in your stream can now be sorted by name or by the order the fields were added to the stream. Change the option from the "General" tab in the configuration perspective.
Various changes and improvements
a new Intersystems IRIS database type
improvements, bug fixes in JSON input and (enhanced) output
improvements, bug fixes in Salesforce input
duckdb upgraded to 0.8 (with lots of performance updates and new functionality)
lots of translation updates, new Polish language added
The Hop community continues to grow!
No new committers have been added since the 2.4.0 release.
The overview below shows the community growth compared to the 2.4.0 release in March:
Without community interaction and contribution, Hop is just a coding club! Please feel free to join, participate in the discussion, test, file bug tickets on the software or documentation, … Contributing is a lot more than writing code.