This week, Symfony 3.1.0 was released, becoming the first Symfony 3 version which adds new features. Meanwhile, Symfony 2.3.42 was also released, putting and end to the popular Symfony 2.3 branch. From now on, this branch will only receive security fixes for one year.
A week of symfony
This week Symfony development activity slowed down in preparation of the imminent release of the 3.1 version. Meanwhile, the fourth Symfony Docs Hack Day took place with great success. Lastly, Silex 2.0 was finally released after two years of development.
May 22, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week the first beta of Symfony 3.1 was published in preparation for its release in two weeks. Meanwhile, four maintenance versions were released to address some security issues. In addition, the fourth Symfony Docs Hack Day was announced for next week.
May 15, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony published 2.8.5 and 3.0.5 maintenance versions. Meanwhile, a new tool called Deptrac was introduced to help you keep dependencies between the layers in your architecture under control. Lastly, the SymfonyCon Berlin 2016 conference opened its call for papers and the early bird registration.
May 8, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony published 2.3.40 and 2.7.12 maintenance versions and unveiled its new documentation search engine. Meanwhile, in the Symfony ecosystem, Silex added support for the Guard security component and Swiftmailer fixed lots of issues. Lastly, the SymfonyLive Cologne 2016 conference was held with great success.
May 1, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony worked again on preparing the release of Symfony 3.1, which will happen at the end of the next month. In addition to finishing the new Cache component integration, the serializer integrated the PropertyInfo component. Lastly, next week the Symfony Live Cologne 2016 conference will take place.
April 24, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony continued working on stabilizing the new features introduced in Symfony 3.1, which is six weeks away from its release. Meanwhile, minor improvements were added to previous Symfony versions, such as using proper ANSI escape sequences in the ProgressBar and replaced iconv_*() calls by mb_*() to improve performance.
April 17, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 3.1 entered feature freeze. During the next weeks, we'll focus on finishing its proposed new features and fixing the reported bugs. Some of the features finished this week were the new kernel.controller_arguments event and the integration of the Cache component.
April 10, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the upcoming Symfony 3.1 version entered into its "feature freeze" period. No new features will be added to 3.1, so we'll focus on making the code ready to be released at the end of May 2016. These are some of the latest cool features added to 3.1: added InputStream to seamlessly feed running processes, improved the web debug toolbar and profiler to display forwards and redirects, added a new strict image validator and extracted some shared code into a new Inflector component.
April 3, 2016 Javier Eguiluz