A week of symfony #567 (6-12 November 2017)

This week, Symfony 2.7.36, 2.8.29 and 3.3.11 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, Symfony focused on improving the performance of the upcoming Symfony 3.4 and 4.0 versions: optimized deprecations, better aggregation of notices, added a feature to inline related services and other micro-optimizations.

A week of symfony #566 (30 October - 5 November 2017)

This week Symfony continued polishing the upcoming Symfony 3.4 and 4.0 versions (to be released at the end of this month). The most relevant change was the refactorization of how services can be reset for each request. Meanwhile, next week ends the voting period for the Symfony Community Awards 2017. Vote now!

A week of symfony #565 (23-29 October 2017)

This week Symfony continued polishing the new features introduced in the upcoming Symfony 3.4 and 4.0 versions. The main change was the introduction of a new config option to opt-out from legacy autowiring. In addition, the Symfony Community Awards 2017 were announced in preparation for SymfonyCon Cluj 2017, which will take place in just three weeks.

A week of symfony #564 (16-22 October 2017)

This week, the first beta of Symfony 3.4 and Symfony 4.0 were released, so you can test them more easily in your applications before their final release at the end of November. Meanwhile, we continued fixing bugs and polishing the new features, such as the new secure and lazy sessions and the new debug:autowiring command.

A week of symfony #563 (9-15 October 2017)

This week Symfony continued polishing the new features introduced for the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version and completed the changes needed to make every Symfony application compatible with PHP 7.2 Meanwhile, we worked on making sessions secure and lazy. Finally, a scholarship and volunteer program was announced for SymfonyCon 2017 conference.

A week of symfony #562 (2-8 October 2017)

This week Symfony released 2.7.35, 2.8.28 and 3.3.10 maintenance versions. Meanwhile, Symfony 3.4 continued working on polishing its new features, such as new HTML5 form types, a better first-time experience and made the profiler resettable.

A week of symfony #561 (25 September - 1 October 2017)

This was the last week before Symfony 3.4 feature freeze period. That's why lots of pending new features were merged (including a new Argon2i password encoder, a better integration of the Lock component and a new minimalist default PSR-3 logger) and some existing features were deprecated (including HTTP Digest authentication and security ACL).

A week of symfony #560 (18-24 September 2017)

This week Symfony continued polishing and merging new features before the "feature freeze" deadline at the end of this month: now it's possible to create kernels that define compiler passes, routes and services can be configured with a fluent PHP DSL and all services and aliases are now private by default.

A week of symfony #559 (11-17 September 2017)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version continued working on improving its performance: most services were made private by default, a new tag was added for resetteable services and features like bundle inheritance were deprecated. Meanwhile, the full schedule of the SymfonyCon conference was announced.

A week of symfony #558 (4-10 September 2017)

This week, Symfony Components surpassed 1 billion downloads, making Symfony the most popular project in PHP's history in terms of downloads. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version continued improving performance of the service container by making more services private and inlining more services.