This week, Symfony project focused on minor fixes and tweaks: reload session after regenerating its id, replace "extends" by "use" in the Bootstrap template, added a "default" color for the Console, etc. The only significant new feature was the addition of parameters to the translation profiler which will improve the translation workflow.
A week of symfony
This week, Symfony 2.3 achieved 100% HHVM compatibility and the rest of maintained branches will soon achieve that milestone too. Meanwhile, Twig added support for unlimited macros arguments and variadic filters, tests and functions.
July 5, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.8 deprecated the scopes concept in preparation for its removal in Symfony 3. Meanwhile, Symfony Live London 2015 conference announced its full schedule and SymfonyCon Paris 2015 announced the end of its call for papers.
June 28, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony project showed an impressive development activity. First, Symfony 2.6 gained PHP7's Throwable exceptions support and improved the output of VarDump for better readability. Second, Symfony 2.8 focused on the Form component, which added a new Range form type and added the prototype_data option to collection type. Lastly, the master branch kept removing deprecated features that won't be included in Symfony 3.
June 21, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.7.1 version was released. In addition to including lots of tweaks and fixes for the reported issues of Symfony 2.7.0, it features an important change related to deprecation notices. Those notices are now silenced by default because some developers found them too intrusive.
June 14, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project focused on fixing the issues and minor BC breaks inadvertently introduced by Symfony 2.7. Meanwhile, the work on Symfony 2.8 continued with the introduction of a new feature to load configuration files recursively for DependencyInjection and Routing components.
June 7, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project resumed the biweekly IRC meetings to discuss about its own development. In addition, a new Symfony Docs Hack Day was organized with great success. Finally, after the approval of the PSR-7 specification, a working group has been set up to integrate it into Symfony.
May 24, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony fixed some compatibility issues with PHP7. In addition, the VarDumper component improved its dumping logic: dumps now use the output mechanism of PHP instead of echoing their contents and the output destination is now configurable. Lastly, the upcoming Symfony 3.0 version continued removing lots of deprecated features.
May 17, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony added some minor changes to improve developer experience: the dump() function no longer outputs HTML contents when using it in an API or the console (view commit), the debug:event-dispatcher command now outputs the priority of each event (view commit) and he FrameworkBundle added a new "paths" option to configure additional translation loading paths (view commit). In addition, a new Symfony Docs Hack Day was announced for the next Saturday May 23rd.
May 10, 2015 Javier Eguiluz