This week, Symfony 2.2.6 and Symfony 2.3.4 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 2.4 version, which will be released in November, continued adding cool features, such as: logs in console, better error messages, expressions for service definitions and new Request events.
A week of symfony
This week, the development activity focused on fixing the handling of the format and locale parameters for exceptions, forwards and sub-requests. In addition, some interesting discussions were initiated around a new directory structure for Symfony and the removal of the ACL from the Security Component. Lastly, the Symfony repository achieved the 7,000th star and the 2,500th fork milestones.
August 25, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, development activity focused on the Process component, which fixed some bugs and tweaked some of its features. In addition, the master branch changed the ESI fragment renderer to be always registered. Lastly, the full schedule of the upcoming Symfony Live London 2013 conference was unveiled.
August 18, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, four important security releases were published, containing security fixes for the Validator and the HttpFoundation components of every Symfony major version. Meanwhile, a new 2.0 experimental branch was created to test the new features of the upcoming Twig 2.0 version.
August 11, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the Apache routing matcher added ability to handle array values, the image validator added options to validate the aspect ratio and the orientation of the images and the Process component added a feature to define an idle timeout. In addition, the Form component fixed a lot of reported bugs.
August 4, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 2.3.2 was released, which included all the fixes made in the 2.2 branch and some additional fixes specific to the 2.3 branch. In addition, next week ends the CFP and early bird period for the first SymfonyCon Conference.
July 28, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony 2.2.4 was released to fix some minor bugs. In addition, the regenerate method of NativeSessionStorage was fixed for cases when a previous session didn't exist and the Security component prevented listeners from clearing unrelated tokens.
July 21, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the inline fragment renderer was fixed when passing objects as attributes. Moreover, the HInclude fragment renderer was also improved to fix the handling of a default 'template' as a string. Lastly, another big PHP project (phpBB) decided to start using Twig for its templates.
July 14, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the Symfony ecosystem focused the development activity. First, Silex 1.1.0 was released adding support por PSR-compatible loggers and introducing lazy dispatcher methods. In addition, the Twig Composer package achieved the 1,000,000th installation milestone.
July 7, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the development activity of Symfony slowed significantly due to the start of the Summer season in the northern hemisphere. This low activity period is the perfect moment to help the Symfony project by working on some pending issues, such as bugs, new features, and enhancements.
June 30, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, after the successful launch of Symfony 2.3, the development activity focused on the upcoming Symfony 2.4 version. The most important change was the introduction of simpler customization options for the Security component. In addition, Symfony 2.3.1 was released to address some minor bugs.
June 16, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the long-awaited Symfony 2.3 version was finally released. This new version includes a ton of new features and offers a nice three year support. In addition, the first details of the upcoming SymfonyCon Warsaw 2013 were unveiled.
June 9, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the development activity of Symfony slowed in preparation for the imminent Symfony 2.3 release. This will be the first long term support release of Symfony2 and the most important version published since the introduction of the new release process.
June 2, 2013 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the new Symfony 2.3 branch was created. In addition, the first Symfony 2.3 release candidate version was published, which includes tons of great small improvements. Lastly, one of the biggest Symfony events of the year, the Symfony Live Portland 2013 conference, will take place next week.
May 19, 2013 Javier Eguiluz