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.
A week of symfony
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
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