This week, Symfony project focused on tweaking and polishing all its features before the big Symfony 2.6 launch of the next week, including its shiny new installer. Meanwhile, preparations continued for the SymfonyCon conference, which will take place in Madrid next week and it will be the biggest event in Symfony's history.
A week of symfony
This week the big news was the announcement of the Symfony 3.0 roadmap. In short, Symfony 3.0 will be released on November 2015, it will be mostly compatible with Symfony 2 and it will require PHP 5.5 or 5.6. In addition, the new Symfony Marketplace was introduced as the official directory of products and services related to Symfony and its ecosystem. Lastly, some more cool details about the SymfonyCon Madrid 2014 conference were announced.
November 16, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony project focused on interesting discussions about its future. First, it was decided to create the 2.6 and 2.7 branches simultaneously and make the master branch the new Symfony 3.x branch. In addition, the community engaged in a vey passionate discussion about the minimal PHP version requirement for Symfony 3.0.
November 9, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week Symfony routing implemented the serialization of the compiled route to speed things up. In addition, it improved error messages for lots of components and continued polishing the new VarDumper component. Lastly, this week the European Symfony community gathered around the Symfony Live Berlin 2014 conference, the last big Symfony event of the year before the SymfonyCon conference.
November 2, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony Serializer component added support for handling circular references and DependencyInjection fixed some problems with aliases and circular references. Meanwhile, some interesting proposals were made for future Symfony versions, such as decoupling type validation from constraint validators and removing Blank/NotBlank constraints.
October 26, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, the new Symfony Best Practices were published, sparking an intense debate among the community. In addition, the new Symfony installer became a reality and hopefully it will be ready for the launch of Symfony 2.6.
October 19, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week, New York was the capital of the Symfony world thanks to the Symfony Live conference. During his keynote, Fabien introduced the Symfony Best Practices initiative and unveiled the first specific details of Symfony 3.0 version, tentatively scheduled for November 2015. Lastly, the first speakers for the upcoming SymfonyCon conference were announced.
October 12, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week finished the development phase of Symfony 2.6. In the coming weeks, all the efforts will be directed towards stabilizing the codebase and finishing the documentation for the amazing new features, such as the Ajax requests in the debug toolbar, the Security component improvements and the deprecation of Icu component.
October 5, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
This week finished the development phase for the upcoming Symfony 2.6 version. Development activity was frantic to include all the great features that will be polished during the two month stabilization phase. Meanwhile, the Symfony Live London 2014 conference took place with great success. Next conference: Symfony Live New York 2014
September 28, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
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.
September 21, 2014 Javier Eguiluz