A week of symfony

A week of symfony #366 (30 December 2013 -> 5 January 2014)

This week, Symfony 2.3.9 and 2.4.1 maintenance versions were published. Meanwhile, the form debugger was greatly improved, the Twig commands were decoupled from the framework and the Finder component added GLOB_BRACE support.

A week of symfony #365 (23->29 December 2013)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on minor fixes and improvements, Twig continued working on HHVM compatibility and Silex allowed to use strings instead of constants for Monolog logging levels. Meanwhile, a lot of new discussions and proposals were initiated at the repository, such as simplifying the addition of request formats, improving the form debugger and decoupling Twig commands from Symfony.

A week of symfony #364 (16->22 December 2013)

This week, the Symfony community attention focused on the aftermath of the great SymfonyCon 2013 conference and the financing round announced by the parent company of Symfony.

A week of symfony #363 (9->15 December 2013)

This week, the first SymfonyCon conference was celebrated at Warsaw, Poland. More than 600 Symfony developers gathered to learn about Symfony, to meet other community members and to discover the future of the Symfony ecosystem. In the coming days, this blog will post about some of the main announcements.

A week of symfony #362 (2 -> 8 December 2013)

This week, the first stable version of Symfony 2.4 was published. In addition, Symfony 2.2.11, the last version of the Symfony 2.2 branch was also released. Meanwhile, the Symfony community will gather next week at Warsaw to celebrate the first SymfonyCon conference.

A week of symfony #361 (25 November -> 1 December 2013)

This week, the first Symfony 2.4.0 release candidate version was released. Meanwhile, the first ideas and changes for the upcoming Symfony 2.5 version were proposed, such as the new YAML linter and the deprecation of the Apache dumper.

A week of symfony #360 (18 -> 24 November 2013)

This week, development activity was focused on the last remaining bugs before the imminent publication of the first release candidate version of Symfony 2.4. In addition, some small but long-standing issues were fixed, such as the standardization of the constructor initialization style throughout Symfony code.

A week of symfony #359 (11->17 November 2013)

This week, Symfony 2.2.10 and Symfony 2.3.7 maintenance versions were published. Meanwhile, the new ExpressionLanguage component received a lot of new documentation and the Swedish Symfony community announced their first Symfony conference.

A week of symfony #358 (4->10 November 2013)

This week, the Symfony Live Berlin 2013 conference focused all the community attention with some important announcements: the new Symfony projects page, the second edition of the Symfony Awards and the new Silex 2.0 experimental branch. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements to come at the first SymfonyCon conference in Warsaw (Poland) on December 10 – 14.

A week of symfony #357 (28 October -> 3 November 2013)

This week, the first serious discussions about Symfony 3.0 started with the proposal of splitting the HttpKernel component into three separate components. Meanwhile, the Symfony community will gather again next week for the Symfony Live Berlin 2013 conference.

A week of symfony #356 (21->27 October 2013)

This week, the complete schedule of the Symfony Live Berlin 2013 conference was unveiled. Meanwhile, the community started integrating Symfony applications with the HHVM project and the first benchmarks showed very promising results.

A week of symfony #355 (14->20 October 2013)

This week, the Symfony Content Management Framework project released its first stable version. In addition, a new discussion was initiated about how to dynamically load code in Symfony2. This feature would allow to install/download bundles in Symfony2 applications and enable them automatically.

A week of symfony #354 (7->13 October 2013)

This week, four Symfony2 security releases were published to address a potential DOS attack related to the security component. In addition, the first beta of Symfony 2.4.0 was released, containing more than 1,000 new commits and a lot of great new features, while maintaining backwards compatibility with Symfony 2.3.

A week of symfony #353 (30 September -> 6 October 2013)

This week, the development phase of Symfony 2.4 finished with a ton of new features committed to the Symfony repository, such as a way to override the Request class, the routing/container descriptors, the refactor of the sessions to avoid writing the session at each request and the possibility to register Commands via the DIC. In addition, it was announced that the Symfony Certification exam can now be taken in nearly 4,000 test centers across the world.

A week of symfony #352 (23->29 September 2013)

This week, Symfony 2.2.8 maintenance version was published. Meanwhile, in anticipation of the end of the Symfony 2.4 development phase, a lot of commits were merged in the master branch, such as the support of the JSON format in the Translation component, the simplification of the Callback constraint and the shiny new Form debugger. Lastly, the full schedule of the SymfonyCon Warsaw 2013 conference was published.

A week of symfony #351 (16->22 September 2013)

This week, the new Expression Language component was added to the master branch of the Symfony2 repository. This component allows the use of expressions for services definition, routes, access control rules and validation constraints. It was publicly introduced this week at the Symfony Live London 2013 conference and it will be the main new feature of Symfony 2.4.