This week, the development activity of Symfony increased significantly because we are approaching the end of the development phase for 2.6 version, which is scheduled for the end of this month. As part of the DX initiative, Symfony added four new shortcuts for controllers and simplified a bit the configuration of Twig form themes.
A week of symfony
This week, Symfony project focused on the Intl component, adding some features and proposing a few changes to make it easier to use. Meanwhile, the discussions about the new Symfony installer continued and more changes for Symfony 3.0 were proposed.
September 14, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony organized its second DX Hackday. This time developers focused not only on the Symfony core but also on the 30 mot useful bundles. Meanwhile, a new simpler option validation was proposed for the OptionsResolver component.
August 24, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony added a useful isCsrfTokenValid() method to the base controller class and moved debug commands to debug namespace to be more consistent. And next week the second DX Hackday will bring in many more tweaks and features to make your work as developer far easier. Lastly, the workshops for the upcoming Symfony conferences were announced.
August 17, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony project decided to extend the maintenance of Symfony 2.4 for two additional months and released the 2.5.3 maintenance version. In addition, the list of the 30 most useful Symfony Bundles was published and the second DX Hack Day was announced.
August 10, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week the Validator component fixed string conversion in constraint violations, DomCrawler improved filterXPath() support for ancestors and siblings and DependencyInjection fixed a self-reference that prevented the use of the garbage collector. In addition, Twig template engine fixed some edge cases for the "starts with" and "ends with" operators. Lastly, the first official discussion about Symfony 3.0 was initiated in the Symfony repository.
August 3, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony increased its development activity significantly. The most important change was the introduction of SSI support. In addition, a memory leak was fixed in ValidatorBuilder and object initializers were fixed for the 2.5 version of the Validator.
July 27, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony published three security releases to address a potential code injection issue in the way Symfony implements translation caching in FrameworkBundle. In addition, it fixed object initializers for Validator component and it removed spaceless blocks from Twig templates.
July 20, 2014 Javier Eguiluz