This week Symfony continued polishing its code for the imminent Symfony 2.5 release. The DebugClassLoader performance was improved, the translation file dumpers added an optional backup and new IDE links were added to improve your productivity as developer.
A week of symfony
This week, Symfony 2.3.13 and 2.4.4 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the stabilization phase of the upcoming Symfony 2.5 version continued with some tweaks and bug fixes. Lastly, Symfony 2.3 and higher versions added the @Target annotation to all constraints in order to indicate the kind of elements to which each constraint is applicable.
April 27, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project focused on fixing code inconsistencies, such as unifying the way null values are returned, removing unsupported arguments and making the phpdoc types consistent with those defined in Hack. Meanwhile, Swiftmailer started its big refactorization removing the Simpletest library and switching all its unit tests to PHPUnit.
April 20, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the most relevant news about Symfony project was the re-introduction of the Symfony Core Team, which could boost the Symfony development. In addition, the first beta of Symfony 2.5 was released, fixing important issues such as the database session storage for high-concurrency websites.
April 13, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.3.12 and 2.4.3 maintenance versions were published, both featuring tens of bug fixes and tweaks. In addition, the Validator component introduced a new NodeTraverser implementation and a new Debug component was proposed for Symfony.
April 6, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the Symfony development activity was frantic: the performance of the service container was improved, max_length and pattern options were deprecated in the Form component, a new UUID validator was added and a new twig:debug command was introduced to list all Twig functions, filters and global variables. Lastly, the addition of a much stricter email validator closed one of the longest running pull requests in Symfony history.
March 30, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony added a new debug PHP extension to improve the Debug Symfony component. In addition, it enhanced the display of logs for the web profiler and added a standalone and PSR-3 compliant logger to the Console component.
March 23, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the Process component focused most of the development activity for the Symfony 2.3 branch. Meanwhile, the Form component improved the getErrors() method and firewalls added the feature of matching requests based on HTTP methods. In addition, Silex added support for the PATCH method and Twig fixed the recursive block calling for inherited templates.
March 16, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week the Console component greatly improved the ProgressBar helper and the ClassLoader component added a PSR-4 compatible class loader. Meanwhile, the refactorization of HttpKernel component started with the extraction of the profiler to a new component. In addition, the internal web server added support for HHVM.
March 9, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
March 2, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the upcoming Symfony 2.5 version added the possibility to configure new request formats and a new config:dump command to display the current configuration of any container extension. In addition, the Symfony Live London 2014 conference was announced for 25th and 26th of September and the call for papers period was opened.
February 23, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the StopWatch component improved the way the event duration is calculated and allowed to get the duration without stopping events. Meanwhile, the code of TraceableEventDispatcher was greatly simplified and new features were proposed for the Console component: adding a PSR-3 logger and adding labels to progress bars.
February 9, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the Symfony translation component improved the loader for INI files and a new config:debug command was proposed for Symfony 2.5 to dump the current configuration. Meanwhile, Silex improved the form CSRF extension when the translator service is available and Twig improved a test about how to access attributes for XML variables.
February 2, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project completed most of its translations, as the result of a community initiative to improve Symfony internationalization. In addition, several improvements were proposed for Symfony 2.5, such as displaying DIC info on the web debug toolbar and integrating PsySH in dev environment.
January 26, 2014 Javier Eguiluz