A few months ago it was announced that v4 was coming. Well, that happened... and also a bunch more releases since then. Now that the fundamentals have been tidied up considerably we're adding new features and they're coming in hot and heavy (and a bit sticky). Almost entirely parallel to this effort is the work on the new Benthos Studio, which is a visual application for creating, modifying and sharing Benthos (and Bloblang) configs.
Things are certainly moving fast. However, we've clearly been lacking in the blog department. To remedy this here's a summary of all the stuff we would have blogged about if we had more time and bother.