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Phase 0: Crowdfunding Campaign

From July until October 2015, the JUnit team collected money to fund the initial development phases of JUnit 5 in a crowdfunding campaign.

Phase 1: Kickoff Meeting

From October 20th to 22nd, 2015 the JUnit team held a kickoff meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Phase 2: The Prototype

From October 23rd until the end of November 2015 the JUnit team worked on a prototype for JUnit Lambda which you can see in this repository's prototype-1 tag.

Phase 3: Heading for an Alpha

The JUnit team released the Alpha version of JUnit 5 on February 1st, 2016.

Phase 4: Working Toward a First Milestone

The JUnit team released the first major milestone for JUnit 5 on July 7th, 2016.

Phase 5: Additional Milestones

The JUnit team plans to release additional milestones in 2016 and 2017.

Phase 6: Release Candidates

Once the JUnit team and community are satisfied with the stability and core feature set of released milestones, the JUnit team plans to publish one or more release candidates (e.g., RC1, RC2, etc.) before a final GA release.

Phase 7: GA Release

Depending on time constraints, resources, and community feedback, the JUnit team plans to release JUnit 5.0 GA during Q3 2017.