Living on the edge

New in Symfony 2.7: Twig as a First-Class Citizen

Symfony 2.7 has just got a nice performance boost thanks to the decoupling of Twig from the PHP templating system.

New in Symfony 2.7: Serialization Groups

In Symfony 2.7, the Symfony Serializer component will introduce a new feature to serialize/deserialize different sets of object attributes.

New in Symfony 2.7: Inherited security roles in the web profiler

In Symfony 2.7 web profiler you'll get the full security role information for the user, including the direct roles and the inherited ones.

New in Symfony 2.6: VarDumper component

Symfony 2.6 includes a new VarDumper component which aims to replace the well-known var_dump() PHP function with a more modern and fully-featured alternative called dump().

Symfony 3.0: The roadmap

During the last year, I've been talking about Symfony 3.0 at various conferences. I've been thinking about the best Symfony 3.0 strategy for quite a long time now and it's time to share my thoughts with everyone.

New in Symfony 2.6: Error page previews

Symfony 2.6 will include a new option to preview error pages. This will simplify the development and design of good error pages in Symfony applications.

New in Symfony 2.6: Bootstrap form theme

Symfony 2.6 will include a new form theme designed for Bootstrap 3 that it will save you lots of hours of tedious and repetitive work.

New in Symfony 2.6: Farewell to ICU component

Symfony 2.6 will deprecate the Icu component and it will only use the Intl component. All the internationalization data has been bundled in Intl to avoid the usual problems caused by the PHP intl extension.

New in Symfony 2.6: Security component improvements

Symfony Security component will introduce in Symfony 2.6 version a major refactoring of the security.context service, a new service to simplify password encoding, a new REMOTE_USER based firewall and a new authentication helper.

New in Symfony 2.6: Improvements for the Translation component

Symfony 2.6 will include some improvements for the Translation component: adding the target language when dumping XLIFF files, a new method to expose collected messages, a new message catalogue cache and the logging of missing translations.