This week, Symfony focused on fixing some of the issues reported for the recently published 3.2.0 version. In addition, we fixed some issues discovered after the PHP 7.1 version release. Lastly, Apc/WinCache/Xcache class loaders were deprecated in preparation of the upcoming deprecation of the entire ClassLoader component.
December 11, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony 3.2.0 was published after six months of intense development activity and including more than 150 new features. Meanwhile, the SymfonyCon Berlin 2016 conference took place and a new project called "Symfony Flex" was announced to improve the way you work with Symfony.
December 4, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony released the 2.7.21, 2.8.14 and 3.1.7 maintenance versions. In addition, it published 3.2.0 Release Candidate 2, which will be the last version before the final 3.2.0 release in a few days. Lastly, next week the SymfonyCon Berlin 2016 conference will gather the entire community for the world's biggest Symfony event.
November 27, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony released the Symfony 3.2 Release Candidate 1 version in preparation for its final release in two weeks. Meanwhile, Twig released its 1.28 version, with lots of great new features and Symfony made it the minimum Twig version starting from Symfony 2.7. Lastly, the SymfonyCon Berlin conference, the world's biggest Symfony conference, will take place in just 10 days.
November 20, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the upcoming Symfony 3.2 version focused on the Workflow component, which added support for State Machines and many other minor tweaks and improvements. Meanwhile, Twig showed a frenetic development activity, adding "is defined" support for blocks and constants, improving the performance of getAttribute() and adding a new 'with' tag.
November 13, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony continued merging the last new features before the Symfony 3.2 final release at the end of this month. A new firewall config class was introduced and integrated into the Symfony profiler. In addition, the autowiring setter injection support was reverted to make it more robust and add it back in Symfony 3.3.
November 6, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony continued polishing the new features and fixing bugs in preparation of the Symfony 3.2 release at the end of the next month: PhpUnitBridge dropped the ErrorAssert utility in favor of PHPUnit @expectedDeprecation annotation, the Serializer component added support to specify the date format in DateTimeNormalizer::denormalize and the Validator component allowed validating multiple groups in one GroupSequence step.
October 23, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony continued fixing some minor bugs and integrating the last new features after the recent "feature freeze" for the upcoming 3.2 version. A new option was added to select the repository used by the UniqueEntity validator and the HttpCache was fixed to not cache requests with the OPTIONS HTTP method. Lastly, the new SecurityUserValueResolver and the controller `getUser()` method was undeprecated.
October 16, 2016 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony released 2.7.19, 2.8.12 and 3.1.5 maintenance versions. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 3.2 version added new features, such as support for window.fetch calls in the Ajax debug panel. Lastly, the results of the 500 million Symfony Downloads contest were announced.
October 9, 2016 Javier Eguiluz