This week, the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version added support for lazy-loaded console commands to improve performance. Meanwhile, Symfony 3.3 also improved performance by optimizing the profiler data generated by VarDumper. Lastly, we added support for the new types defined by Doctrine DBAL.
July 16, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony published the 2.7.31, 2.8.24, 3.2.11 and 3.3.4 maintenance versions. Meanwhile, we fixed some edge cases in the Dotenv component, reduced the size of the profiler files and improved the error message shown when the debug toolbar cannot be displayed.
July 9, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony focused on fixing minor issues across all the supported branches. Meanwhile, the upcoming 3.4 version added a new validator panel in the profiler and the upcoming 4.0 version added support for the immutable directive in the cache-control header.
June 25, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony introduced Webpack Encore, the new official tool to manage web assets in Symfony applications. Meanwhile, we continued removing some dependencies from the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version, such as Doctrine Cache and the Stopwatch component. Lastly, we announced the dates and Call for Papers deadlines of the next Symfony conferences in London, San Francisco, Berlin and Cluj (Romania).
June 18, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 3.3.2 was released to fix the minor issues found since the final 3.3.0 release last week. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 3.4 version added support to automatically enable the routing annotation loader and improved the VarDump search feature. Lastly, the next Symfony conferences opened their Call for Papers period: SymfonyLive London 2017, SymfonyLive San Francisco 2017, and SymfonyCon 2017 in Cluj (Romania).
June 11, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 3.3.0 was released, including hundreds of changes and some notable new features. In addition, the 2.7.28, 2.8.21 and 3.2.9 maintenance versions were released. Lastly, the SymfonyLive London 2017 conference announced that it will take place on September 22.
June 4, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony 3.3 continued merging bug fixes and minor tweaks in preparation for its final release next week. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4 version continued dropping deprecated features and code no longer needed in PHP 7.1. Lastly, Twig announced the introduction of PHP namespaces for their next versions without breaking the existing applications (PSR-0 class names will still be valid).
May 28, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony activity was intense: HHVM support was dropped, Symfony 4 bumped its minimum requirement to PHP 7.1, Symfony 3.3.0 RC1 was released, and the 3.3 and 3.4 branches were created in the repository. In addition, it was announced that SymfonyCon 2017 conference will take place in Cluj (Romania) on November 16-18.
May 21, 2017 Javier Eguiluz
This week, Symfony continued tweaking and polishing the new Dependency Injection features introduced for Symfony 3.3. Meanwhile, the KernelTestCase class added a feature to define the kernel class instead of the kernel directory, which will be useful when using Symfony Flex.
May 14, 2017 Javier Eguiluz