version bump
diff --git a/gradle.properties b/gradle.properties
index f6193fd..d4a07a9 100644
--- a/gradle.properties
+++ b/gradle.properties
@@ -14,5 +14,5 @@
 # limitations under the License.
 
 group = 'org.apache.sdap'
-version=1.0.0-SNAPSHOT
-sourceCompatibility = 1.8
\ No newline at end of file
+version=1.0.0-rc1
+sourceCompatibility = 1.8