This week, symfony.com website enabled HTTPS support and the Symfony project started migrating URLs to https wherever is possible (documentation, component repositories, etc.) Meanwhile Symfony 2.7 continued polishing its new features and fixing bugs before its publication at the end of the month.
A week of symfony
This week, Symfony project introduced the Symfony Demo application as the official learning resource for Symfony newcomers. In addition, the Call for Papers for the SymfonyCon Paris 2015 conference was opened. Send your proposals before the 30th of June of 2015 to have a chance to speak at the biggest and most important event in the history of Symfony.
April 26, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony continued polishing the upcoming 2.7 version release with some bug fixes and minor tweaks. Meanwhile, we continued publishing articles about the great new features of Symfony 2.7: improved serializer, a new Twig profiler, minor security improvements and the new Asset component. Lastly, the SymfonyCon Paris 2015 conference announced its definitive venue and dates (3-5 December).
April 19, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, during the Symfony Live Paris 2015 conference, a new transition Symfony 2.8 version was announced. Meanwhile, the first beta of Symfony 2.7 was released, including more than 100 new features and enhancements. Lastly, the most significant change in the Symfony 2.7 branch was the adoption of the PSR-4 standard instead of PSR-0.
April 12, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony published 2.3.27, 2.5.11 and 2.6.6 security releases. In addition, the Form component refactored choice lists to support dynamic label, value, index and attribute generation, the Translation component added a new translation profiler and the Console component introduced a new style guide to update the built-in commands appearance. Lastly, the master branch continued removing deprecated features that won't be available in Symfony 3.0.
April 5, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony officially introduced its new installer. In addition, the String security utils were refactored and some nice performance improvements were applied to DomCrawler component and to the PHP container dumper. Lastly, the upcoming Symfony 3 version removed all the *.class container parameters, since they are no longer considered a good practice.
March 29, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony released two new maintenance versions: 2.3.26 and 2.6.5. Meanwhile, Symfony 2.7 added a new command to encode passwords, added support for amqp in VarDumper component and improved ACL. Lastly, two new developers were appointed as Symfony Core members: Abdellatif AitBoudad and Christian Flothmann.
March 22, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the upcoming Symfony 2.7 version added the possibility of loading multiple YAML or XML files located in Resources/config/validation/ directory and moved loading resources into Translator initialization for performance reasons. In addition, Doctrine bridge introduced a feature to cache entity loader based on query builder.
March 15, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, development activity focused on the Serializer component, which introduced lots of tweaks and optimizations. Meanwhile, the Routing component updated its behavior to make host matching case-insensitive. Lastly, in preparation for its upcoming new version, the master branch of the Twig repository now points to the new 2.0 version.
March 8, 2015 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project focused on fixing minor bugs. In addition, both Symfony and Twig started testing their code with the upcoming PHP 7 version (213cabc and a1295e9). Lastly, the full schedule of the Symfony Live Paris 2015 conference was announced.
March 1, 2015 Javier Eguiluz