A week of symfony

A week of symfony #404 (22->28 September 2014)

This week finished the development phase for the upcoming Symfony 2.6 version. Development activity was frantic to include all the great features that will be polished during the two month stabilization phase. Meanwhile, the Symfony Live London 2014 conference took place with great success. Next conference: Symfony Live New York 2014

A week of symfony #403 (15->21 September 2014)

This week, the development activity of Symfony increased significantly because we are approaching the end of the development phase for 2.6 version, which is scheduled for the end of this month. As part of the DX initiative, Symfony added four new shortcuts for controllers and simplified a bit the configuration of Twig form themes.

A week of symfony #402 (08->14 September 2014)

This week, Symfony project focused on the Intl component, adding some features and proposing a few changes to make it easier to use. Meanwhile, the discussions about the new Symfony installer continued and more changes for Symfony 3.0 were proposed.

A week of symfony #401 (01->07 September 2014)

This week Symfony released 2.3.19, 2.4.9 and 2.5.4 maintenance version to address several potential security vulnerabilities. In addition, the import/export feature of the web profiler was replaced by a CLI tool.

A week of symfony #400 (25->31 August 2014)

This week, "A Week of Symfony" achieves an incredible milestone: its 400th issue! That means that we've been publishing a weekly digest for almost eight years, without missing a single week.

A week of symfony #399 (18->24 August 2014)

This week, Symfony organized its second DX Hackday. This time developers focused not only on the Symfony core but also on the 30 mot useful bundles. Meanwhile, a new simpler option validation was proposed for the OptionsResolver component.

A week of symfony #398 (11->17 August 2014)

This week, Symfony added a useful isCsrfTokenValid() method to the base controller class and moved debug commands to debug namespace to be more consistent. And next week the second DX Hackday will bring in many more tweaks and features to make your work as developer far easier. Lastly, the workshops for the upcoming Symfony conferences were announced.

A week of symfony #397 (04->10 August 2014)

This week Symfony project decided to extend the maintenance of Symfony 2.4 for two additional months and released the 2.5.3 maintenance version. In addition, the list of the 30 most useful Symfony Bundles was published and the second DX Hack Day was announced.

A week of symfony #396 (28 July -> 3 August 2014)

This week the Validator component fixed string conversion in constraint violations, DomCrawler improved filterXPath() support for ancestors and siblings and DependencyInjection fixed a self-reference that prevented the use of the garbage collector. In addition, Twig template engine fixed some edge cases for the "starts with" and "ends with" operators. Lastly, the first official discussion about Symfony 3.0 was initiated in the Symfony repository.

A week of symfony #395 (21->27 July 2014)

This week Symfony increased its development activity significantly. The most important change was the introduction of SSI support. In addition, a memory leak was fixed in ValidatorBuilder and object initializers were fixed for the 2.5 version of the Validator.

A week of symfony #394 (14->20 July 2014)

This week Symfony published three security releases to address a potential code injection issue in the way Symfony implements translation caching in FrameworkBundle. In addition, it fixed object initializers for Validator component and it removed spaceless blocks from Twig templates.

A week of symfony #393 (7->13 July 2014)

This week Symfony project published the 2.3.17, 2.4.7 and 2.5.1 maintenance versions. In addition, the first edition of the SymfonyLive New York conference was announced. Lastly, a new initiative to improve REST in Symfony was announced.

A week of symfony #392 (30 June -> 06 July 2014)

This week the Symfony project organized the first online Symfony Community Hack Day, which resulted in a resounding success. In addition, Christophe Coevoet was appointed as a new Symfony core member.

A week of symfony #391 (23->29 June 2014)

This week Symfony simplified the configuration when defining controllers as services that implement the __invoke() method and refactored the CssSelector to remove the circular object graph in order to enable the garbage collector and to reduce the memory consumption. Lastly, stay tuned next week for the first DX Community Hackday scheduled for July 5th.

A week of symfony #390 (16->22 June 2014)

What a week for the Symfony project! First, the long-awaited redesign of symfony.com website was unveiled. Then, the dates and first details of SymfonyCon 2014 conference were announced. Lastly, the DX (Developer eXperience) initiative was introduced to improve the experience of using Symfony and a community hack day was announced for July 5th.

A week of symfony #389 (09->15 June 2014)

This week, Symfony added a new Process Helper to output debug information when running an external program from a command. Meanwhile, Swiftmailer 5.2.1 was released to address a potential security vulnerability.