A week of symfony #546 (12-18 June 2017)

This week, Symfony introduced Webpack Encore, the new official tool to manage web assets in Symfony applications. Meanwhile, we continued removing some dependencies from the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version, such as Doctrine Cache and the Stopwatch component. Lastly, we announced the dates and Call for Papers deadlines of the next Symfony conferences in London, San Francisco, Berlin and Cluj (Romania).

A week of symfony #545 (5-11 June 2017)

This week, Symfony 3.3.2 was released to fix the minor issues found since the final 3.3.0 release last week. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version added support to automatically enable the routing annotation loader and improved the VarDump search feature. Lastly, the next Symfony conferences opened their Call for Papers period: SymfonyLive London 2017, SymfonyLive San Francisco 2017, and SymfonyCon 2017 in Cluj (Romania).

A week of symfony #544 (29 May - 4 June 2017)

This week, Symfony 3.3.0 was released, including hundreds of changes and some notable new features. In addition, the 2.7.28, 2.8.21 and 3.2.9 maintenance versions were released. Lastly, the SymfonyLive London 2017 conference announced that it will take place on September 22.

A week of symfony #543 (22-28 May 2017)

This week, Symfony 3.3 continued merging bug fixes and minor tweaks in preparation for its final release next week. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4 version continued dropping deprecated features and code no longer needed in PHP 7.1. Lastly, Twig announced the introduction of PHP namespaces for their next versions without breaking the existing applications (PSR-0 class names will still be valid).

A week of symfony #542 (15-21 May 2017)

This week, Symfony activity was intense: HHVM support was dropped, Symfony 4 bumped its minimum requirement to PHP 7.1, Symfony 3.3.0 RC1 was released, and the 3.3 and 3.4 branches were created in the repository. In addition, it was announced that SymfonyCon 2017 conference will take place in Cluj (Romania) on November 16-18.

A week of symfony #541 (8-14 May 2017)

This week, Symfony continued tweaking and polishing the new Dependency Injection features introduced for Symfony 3.3. Meanwhile, the KernelTestCase class added a feature to define the kernel class instead of the kernel directory, which will be useful when using Symfony Flex.

A week of symfony #540 (1-7 May 2017)

This week, Symfony released the 2.7.27, 2.8.20 and 3.2.8 maintenance versions and the first beta of Symfony 3.3. Meanwhile, we continued making changes related to the services and the dependency injection: services in config files now default to being private, tags under _defaults always apply and a new --types option was added to the debug:container command.

A week of symfony #539 (24-30 April 2017)

This week Symfony continued fixing and polishing the new features introduced for Symfony 3.3, like the use of autoconfigure or defaults for ChildDefinition ,improving the way command services are registered and allowing to pass CSV encoder options in context. In addition, a Symfony Flex screencast was published to showcase how easy can API applications be developed with Flex.

A week of symfony #538 (17-23 April 2017)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 3.3 version introduced the "autoconfigure" option for automatic configuration of "_instanceof". Meanwhile, Symfony Flex continued unveiling some of its features, such as recipes from the community and opening the main and contrib recipe repositories.

A week of symfony #537 (10-16 April 2017)

This week, Symfony added a new component called WebLink to provide HTTP preloading features. In addition, the new service configuration hierarchy (defaults > instanceof > service) was reworked. Lastly, we discovered the new Symfony 4 directory structure and also the first technical details about Symfony Flex.