After more than three months of work on 79 tickets, the Apache Hop community is pleased to announce the general availability of Apache Hop 2.8.0.

A huge thank you to everyone who made this possible.

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Let's take a closer look at what Hop 2.8 brings:

or download Hop 2.8.0 right away.

Apache Hop 2.8.0 comes with a lot of bug fixes, code hardening and a couple of new features.

Two new AWS transforms

AWS SNS Notify

The AWS SNS Notify transform enables you to send notifications from an Apache Hop pipeline via Amazon Web Services Simple Notification Service to subscribed users.

AWS SNS Notify transform

AWS SQS Reader

The AWS SQS Reader transform enables you to receive messages from Amazon Web Services Simple Queue Service within an Apache Hop pipeline.

AWS SQS Reader transform


  • a nasty bug (#3056) throwing a NullPointerException in (very exceptional) edge cases when a transform receives more than one input flow was resolved.

  • action duration is now recorded correctly in workflow log (#3606)

  • the Execution Information perspective now loads significantly faster for locations with a large number of executions (#2845)

  • lots of new and updated translations

  • lots of new and updated documentation


The Hop community continues to grow!

Dan Vandermolen was added as a new committer to the Apache Hop project. A warm welcome and thanks for all the new and update documentation, Dan!

The overview below shows the community growth compared to the 2.7.0 release in December:

  • chat: 729 registered members (up from 670) join

  • LinkedIn: 1.682 followers (up from 1.509) follow

  • Twitter/X: 915 followers (up from 904) follow

  • YouTube: 1.020 subscribers (up from 939) subscribe

Apache Hop Community Growth

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.

Check out our contribution guides and Code of Conduct to find out more.

GitHub Issues

This release contains work on 79 tickets:

Check out the full list of issues in Apache Hop 2.8.0 in our Github Issues and the Release notes.