The 1.3.0 release contains 12 bug fixes, 8 improvements, and 4 new features. A large number of commits in this release came from the community, probably the most community contributions in any release so far!
- Hazelcast-based Cache Manager
- A new Event Bus module for publishing and low-coupling of custom components
- Improved extension points in EnvironmentLoader
- The ability to configure basic authentication for specific HTTP methods
If you are new to Apache Shiro please take a look at one of the tutorials.