This week finished the development phase of Symfony 2.6. In the coming weeks, all the efforts will be directed towards stabilizing the codebase and finishing the documentation for the amazing new features, such as the Ajax requests in the debug toolbar, the Security component improvements and the deprecation of Icu component.
A week of symfony
This week finished the development phase for the upcoming Symfony 2.6 version. Development activity was frantic to include all the great features that will be polished during the two month stabilization phase. Meanwhile, the Symfony Live London 2014 conference took place with great success. Next conference: Symfony Live New York 2014
September 28, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the development activity of Symfony increased significantly because we are approaching the end of the development phase for 2.6 version, which is scheduled for the end of this month. As part of the DX initiative, Symfony added four new shortcuts for controllers and simplified a bit the configuration of Twig form themes.
September 21, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project focused on the Intl component, adding some features and proposing a few changes to make it easier to use. Meanwhile, the discussions about the new Symfony installer continued and more changes for Symfony 3.0 were proposed.
September 14, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony organized its second DX Hackday. This time developers focused not only on the Symfony core but also on the 30 mot useful bundles. Meanwhile, a new simpler option validation was proposed for the OptionsResolver component.
August 24, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony added a useful isCsrfTokenValid() method to the base controller class and moved debug commands to debug namespace to be more consistent. And next week the second DX Hackday will bring in many more tweaks and features to make your work as developer far easier. Lastly, the workshops for the upcoming Symfony conferences were announced.
August 17, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony project decided to extend the maintenance of Symfony 2.4 for two additional months and released the 2.5.3 maintenance version. In addition, the list of the 30 most useful Symfony Bundles was published and the second DX Hack Day was announced.
August 10, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week the Validator component fixed string conversion in constraint violations, DomCrawler improved filterXPath() support for ancestors and siblings and DependencyInjection fixed a self-reference that prevented the use of the garbage collector. In addition, Twig template engine fixed some edge cases for the "starts with" and "ends with" operators. Lastly, the first official discussion about Symfony 3.0 was initiated in the Symfony repository.
August 3, 2014 Javier Eguiluz