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.
A week of symfony
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
This week Symfony project published the 2.3.17, 2.4.7 and 2.5.1 maintenance versions. In addition, the first edition of the SymfonyLive New York conference was announced. Lastly, a new initiative to improve REST in Symfony was announced.
July 13, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony simplified the configuration when defining controllers as services that implement the __invoke() method and refactored the CssSelector to remove the circular object graph in order to enable the garbage collector and to reduce the memory consumption. Lastly, stay tuned next week for the first DX Community Hackday scheduled for July 5th.
June 29, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
What a week for the Symfony project! First, the long-awaited redesign of symfony.com website was unveiled. Then, the dates and first details of SymfonyCon 2014 conference were announced. Lastly, the DX (Developer eXperience) initiative was introduced to improve the experience of using Symfony and a community hack day was announced for July 5th.
June 22, 2014 Javier Eguiluz