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.
A week of symfony
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
This week, Symfony added the possibility of defining multiple fallback locales and improved the Length validator to reject values which don't match the expected charset. Meanwhile, the DX initiative keeps improving Symfony with new proposals to throw exceptions with error messages visible to users and to simplify setting Twig options to format dates and numbers.
February 1, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Twig introduced a new profiler extension that provides an exhaustive profiling of what's going on when rendering templates. In addition, the the service container is now considered non-fresh when any environment parameter is added/removed/changed. Lastly, the web profiler now displays the information about the HTTP status code for all profiles.
January 25, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony improved the escaping of Yaml boolean variables and the logging of messages with parameters. In addition, Twig support for Symfony applications was improved with fragment renderer lazy-loading, the use of the new autoescaping strategy and the move of global variables and debug:twig command to the Twig Bridge.
January 18, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony's development activity continued at record-high levels. The focus was In addition to the usual work on deprecation notices, this week some features were deprecated in 2.7 branch, such as the synchronized services and the ContainerAwareHttpKernel. Twig was completely decoupled from the Templating component and new functions were introduced to generate absolute and relative URLs. Lastly, new maintenance versions were released for all branches: 2.3.24, 2.5.9 and 2.6.3.
January 11, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony development activity exploded resulting in hundreds of closed issues, hundreds of merged pull requests and massive changelogs on all maintained branches. Symfony 2.3 to 2.7 branches focused on removing any usage of deprecated features. Meanwhile, Symfony 3 started removing lots of hacks needed for legacy PHP versions and updated its requirements to PHP 5.5.9.
January 4, 2015 Javier Eguiluz