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.

A week of symfony #557 (28 August - 3 September 2017)

This week, Symfony 2.7.34, 2.8.27, 3.3.7 and 3.3.8 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, Symfony improved the PSR-4 based service discovery, added the ability to deprecate a configuration node and included a new debug:form command.

A week of symfony #556 (21-27 August 2017)

This week, Symfony focused on the Translation component, adding features to load and dump notes in XLIFF 2.0 files, and creating a TranslationWriter interface. Meanwhile, container parameters are now case sensitive to match the recent changes made to service IDs and the Config component now allows to deprecate options.

A week of symfony #555 (14-20 August 2017)

This week, Symfony fixed some issues related to environment variables. In addition, it added support for using the "controller" keyword to quickly configure the controllers of routes. Lastly, it introduced a RebootableInterface for the application kernel, fixing some issues related to the cache clear.