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
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.
April 5, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
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.
March 29, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
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.
March 22, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the upcoming Symfony 2.7 version added the possibility of loading multiple YAML or XML files located in Resources/config/validation/ directory and moved loading resources into Translator initialization for performance reasons. In addition, Doctrine bridge introduced a feature to cache entity loader based on query builder.
March 15, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, development activity focused on the Serializer component, which introduced lots of tweaks and optimizations. Meanwhile, the Routing component updated its behavior to make host matching case-insensitive. Lastly, in preparation for its upcoming new version, the master branch of the Twig repository now points to the new 2.0 version.
March 8, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project focused on fixing minor bugs. In addition, both Symfony and Twig started testing their code with the upcoming PHP 7 version (213cabc and a1295e9). Lastly, the full schedule of the Symfony Live Paris 2015 conference was announced.
March 1, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, a new component called Asset was added to the growing list of Symfony components (check out its work in progress documentation). In addition, the Propel bridge was removed from Symfony core and moved to the Propel organization.
February 15, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony development focused on implementing minor features and making some tweaks: made host matching case-insensitive, fixed handling of non-UTF8 strings in VarDumper, added support for passing more files to twig:lint command, refresh translation catalogues when a new translation file is added in a bundle, and added Twig loader priority. In addition, the first official Symfony conference of the year was announced: Symfony Live Paris 2015, which will take place from 9 to 10 of April.
February 8, 2015 Javier Eguiluz