This week, the SymfonyCon Madrid Hackday generated a lot of development activity. Symfony 2.7 was the main focus of this activity, as it added lots of deprecation logs and noticies to ease the transition to the upcoming Symfony 3 version.
This week, Symfony project focused on tweaking and polishing all its features before the big Symfony 2.6 launch of the next week, including its shiny new installer. Meanwhile, preparations continued for the SymfonyCon conference, which will take place in Madrid next week and it will be the biggest event in Symfony's history.
This week the big news was the announcement of the Symfony 3.0 roadmap. In short, Symfony 3.0 will be released on November 2015, it will be mostly compatible with Symfony 2 and it will require PHP 5.5 or 5.6. In addition, the new Symfony Marketplace was introduced as the official directory of products and services related to Symfony and its ecosystem. Lastly, some more cool details about the SymfonyCon Madrid 2014 conference were announced.
SymfonyCon Madrid is around the corner, last important information is announced, check it out and register now!
We are thrilled to introduce the new and long-awaited Symfony Marketplace, which is a directory of products and services related to Symfony and its ecosystem.
During the last year, I've been talking about Symfony 3.0 at various conferences. I've been thinking about the best Symfony 3.0 strategy for quite a long time now and it's time to share my thoughts with everyone.
This week, Symfony project focused on interesting discussions about its future. First, it was decided to create the 2.6 and 2.7 branches simultaneously and make the master branch the new Symfony 3.x branch. In addition, the community engaged in a vey passionate discussion about the minimal PHP version requirement for Symfony 3.0.
As an organizer of the Swedish Symfony community I’m happy to say that we are hosting our second Symfony Conference. It is a one-day, single-track conference with speakers from 6 countries. The event takes place in Stockholm on November 14th.
This week Symfony routing implemented the serialization of the compiled route to speed things up. In addition, it improved error messages for lots of components and continued polishing the new VarDumper component. Lastly, this week the European Symfony community gathered around the Symfony Live Berlin 2014 conference, the last big Symfony event of the year before the SymfonyCon conference.