This week, Symfony 2.7.4 maintenance version was released. In addition, Silex 1.3.3 was released to add compatibility with Symfony versions from 2.3 to 3.0. Lastly, Twig showed an impressive development activity and introduced features such as inlining the original source code in the compiled templates.
A week of symfony
This week, Symfony 2.3.32 maintenance version was released. Meanwhile, a lot of deprecations were removed in the master branch and the profiler was updated to group related deprecation messages. Lastly, Twig, Silex and Swiftmailer projects showed a nice development activity, including new features such as adding Traversable support for replace, merge and sort Twig filters.
September 6, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony started performing continuous integration for Windows systems. This resulted in lots of fixes for Windows tests, specially those related to internationalization. Meanwhile, Translation component made the "target" node optional in XLIFF files.
August 30, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, development activity focused on making Symfony compatible both with Twig 1.x and 2.x (see commit). Twig itself showed and impressive activity deprecating features and adding a new collector to get all deprecation notices. Meanwhile, Silex added a new service provider for the Symfony Asset Component and integrated the HTTP Foundation Twig extension.
August 23, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony announced full PHP7 compatibility for all its maintained branches. In addition, Twig published its 1.20.0 security release and the work to make Symfony compatible with both Twig 1.x and 2.x versions was almost completed.
August 16, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.8 added a way to define the priority of service decorators. Meanwhile, Debug component improved DebugClassLoader performance significantly on Mac OS X. Lastly, the SymfonyCon Paris 2015 conference announced its full schedule.
August 9, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.6.11 and 2.7.3 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, ACLs were removed from Symfony 2.8 core. In addition, in the last Symfony Core meeting it was decided to add PSR-7 support on a component by component basis.
August 2, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.8 introduced resettable containers, which allow to remove references to all services during shutdown, which ultimately will reduce memory consumption. Meanwhile, the repository held an interesting discussion about the convenience of including a WYSIWYG editor in the core.
July 26, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.3.31, 2.6.10 and 2.7.2 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, some PHP7 and HHVM incompatibilities were fixed and a few minor BC breaks were fixed for 2.7. Lastly, Symfony 2.8 introduced a change to forbid container cloning.
July 19, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
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.
July 12, 2015 Javier Eguiluz