RELEASE DATE: April 20th 2024
Release Notes – CAST Highlight Spring 2024 Release

We’re very proud to announce the next major release of CAST Highlight, the software intelligence product that acts as a control tower for your application portfolio. This version introduces new innovations including: an AI Advisor, CAST Highlight Extensions Marketplace, CO2 Emission Estimator enhancements, and many other new capabilities.


AI Advisor (beta)

Instantly get useful insights using the new CAST Highlight generative AI Advisor built directly into the user interface. Users can chat with the Advisor to get help navigating the user interface, interpreting results, and getting recommendations.

Learn more about AI Advisor


CAST Highlight Extensions Marketplace

Easily enhance CAST Highlight’s capabilities by accessing extensions with one click. This new marketplace is built directly into the user interface and makes it simple for users to browse and download various plugins, extensions and other API integrations developed for the product.

Visit the marketplace


CO₂ Emission Estimator (GA)

Get more accurate and actionable Green Software Insights with this fully functional version of the capability which now supports modifying and saving calculation parameters (energy demand, number of servers, server lifetime, etc.) at both portfolio and application levels.

Learn more about Green Insights


Kotlin support for Green Insights

Get enhanced insights for Kotlin applications with new support for Green Impact and CO2 Emission Estimates.

See technology coverage


CycloneDX 1.5 SBOM support

Expand CycloneDX SBOM usage with new support for version 1.5 of the format when importing and exporting SBOMs in CAST Highlight.

Learn more about CycloneDX SBOM import


Many other feature improvements

The product team also took the opportunity with this new release to introduce many additional enhancements such as: extended Gradle support for dependency versions detection, code insight exclusions, and much more.