Apache ActiveMQ 5.3 is primarily a maintenance release which resolves 334 issues.
New Features in 5.3
The new features and enhancements in this release include:
Getting the Binary Distributions
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The above URLs use the Apache Mirror system to redirect you to a suitable mirror for your download. Some users have experienced issues with some versions of browsers (e.g. some Safari browsers). If the download doesn't seem to work for you from the above URL then try using FireFox
Verify the Integrity of Downloads
It is essential that you verify the integrity of the downloaded files using the PGP or MD5 signatures. The PGP signatures can be verified using PGP or GPG. Begin by following these steps:
(Where <version> is replaced with the actual version, e.g., 5.1.0, 5.2.0, etc.).
Alternatively, you can verify the MD5 signature on the files. A Unix program called
Getting the Binaries using Maven 2
To use this release in your maven project, the proper dependency configuration that you should use in your Maven POM is:
Getting the Source Code
SVN Tag Checkout
For a more detailed view of new features and bug fixes, see the release notes
Also see the previous ActiveMQ 5.2.0 Release