Symfony2 published this week its 2.0.3 maintenance version, which fixed some minor bugs. Meanwhile, 2.1 branch added cool new tweaks and features, such as a new validator for user password, the ability to set different options for repeating fields and PHP 5.4 traits support for ClassLoader. Lastly, symfony developers gathered this week for another symfony meeting and discussed lots of interesting topics.
Only one month to go: for the third time, the Symfony Day will take place in Cologne.
Last week, Tuesday September 6th, the first and inaugural social meetup of the Symfony User Group in Los Angeles happened. The meetup was organized and sponsorized by the awesome guys at ChowNow and UseAllFive, who provided the venue, chow and drinks! Some managers of the Los Angeles PHP User Group joined the party.
This week, Symfony2 development activity focused on translation. Besides the new CSV and Qt dumpers, a new command was added to extract translation messages from templates, greatly easing the internationalization of applications. In addition, it was announced that the popular symfony IRC meetings will be held again in a bi-weekly basis starting next thursday.
This week Symfony2 became one of the first web frameworks to implement the Content-Disposition header, an important feature to ensure broad interoperability between browsers for file downloading. In addition, Drupal 8 started this week the integration of several Symfony2 components.