Spring 5.0 fully supports the Servlet 3.1 signature in Spring-provided Filter implementations. It also provides support for the Servlet 4.0 PushBuilder argument in Spring MVC controller methods.
Spring 5.0 also provides unified support for common media types through the MediaTypeFactory delegate, including the use of the Java Activation Framework.
The new ParsingPathMatcher will act as an alternative to AntPathMatcher, with more efficient parsing and extended syntax.
Spring 5.0 will also be providing support for ResponseStatusException as a programmatic alternative to @ResponseStatus.