A week of symfony

A week of symfony #438 (18->24 May 2015)

This week, Symfony project resumed the biweekly IRC meetings to discuss about its own development. In addition, a new Symfony Docs Hack Day was organized with great success. Finally, after the approval of the PSR-7 specification, a working group has been set up to integrate it into Symfony.

A week of symfony #437 (11-17 May 2015)

This week Symfony fixed some compatibility issues with PHP7. In addition, the VarDumper component improved its dumping logic: dumps now use the output mechanism of PHP instead of echoing their contents and the output destination is now configurable. Lastly, the upcoming Symfony 3.0 version continued removing lots of deprecated features.

A week of symfony #436 (4-10 May 2015)

This week Symfony added some minor changes to improve developer experience: the dump() function no longer outputs HTML contents when using it in an API or the console (view commit), the debug:event-dispatcher command now outputs the priority of each event (view commit) and he FrameworkBundle added a new "paths" option to configure additional translation loading paths (view commit). In addition, a new Symfony Docs Hack Day was announced for the next Saturday May 23rd.

A week of symfony #435 (27 April - 3 May 2015)

This week, symfony.com website enabled HTTPS support and the Symfony project started migrating URLs to https wherever is possible (documentation, component repositories, etc.) Meanwhile Symfony 2.7 continued polishing its new features and fixing bugs before its publication at the end of the month.

A week of symfony #434 (20-26 April 2015)

This week, Symfony project introduced the Symfony Demo application as the official learning resource for Symfony newcomers. In addition, the Call for Papers for the SymfonyCon Paris 2015 conference was opened. Send your proposals before the 30th of June of 2015 to have a chance to speak at the biggest and most important event in the history of Symfony.

A week of symfony #433 (13-19 April 2015)

This week, Symfony continued polishing the upcoming 2.7 version release with some bug fixes and minor tweaks. Meanwhile, we continued publishing articles about the great new features of Symfony 2.7: improved serializer, a new Twig profiler, minor security improvements and the new Asset component. Lastly, the SymfonyCon Paris 2015 conference announced its definitive venue and dates (3-5 December).

A week of symfony #432 (6-12 April 2015)

This week, during the Symfony Live Paris 2015 conference, a new transition Symfony 2.8 version was announced. Meanwhile, the first beta of Symfony 2.7 was released, including more than 100 new features and enhancements. Lastly, the most significant change in the Symfony 2.7 branch was the adoption of the PSR-4 standard instead of PSR-0.

A week of symfony #431 (30 March - 5 April 2015)

This week, Symfony published 2.3.27, 2.5.11 and 2.6.6 security releases. In addition, the Form component refactored choice lists to support dynamic label, value, index and attribute generation, the Translation component added a new translation profiler and the Console component introduced a new style guide to update the built-in commands appearance. Lastly, the master branch continued removing deprecated features that won't be available in Symfony 3.0.

A week of symfony #430 (23-29 March 2015)

This week, Symfony officially introduced its new installer. In addition, the String security utils were refactored and some nice performance improvements were applied to DomCrawler component and to the PHP container dumper. Lastly, the upcoming Symfony 3 version removed all the *.class container parameters, since they are no longer considered a good practice.

A week of symfony #429 (16-22 March 2015)

This week Symfony released two new maintenance versions: 2.3.26 and 2.6.5. Meanwhile, Symfony 2.7 added a new command to encode passwords, added support for amqp in VarDumper component and improved ACL. Lastly, two new developers were appointed as Symfony Core members: Abdellatif AitBoudad and Christian Flothmann.