Living on the Edge

A series of posts showcasing the new features introduced by each Symfony version.

Filter by version: 4.2 4.1 4.0-3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0-2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0

New in Symfony 4.1: Misc. improvements (part 4)

In Symfony 4.1, AbstractController provides a getParameter() helper, anonymous services can be configured with PHP DSL, PropertyInfo can introspect information using the constructor arguments and the level of the PHP logger is configurable.

New in Symfony 4.1: Misc. improvements (part 3)

In Symfony 4.1, MoneyType rounding is configurable, updating LDAP entries is more efficient, query strings can be kept when redirecting and hassers are supported by the PropertyInfo component.

New in Symfony 4.1: Misc. improvements (part 2)

In Symfony 4.1 there is a new choice_translation_locale option for some form types, a new command to delete cache items, allow_if expression can use custom expressions and you can use the new dd() debug helper.

New in Symfony 4.1: Misc. improvements (part 1)

Some small but nice new features added to Symfony 4.1: use csrf_token() without the Form component, parse env vars stored in CSV files, change progress bars dynamically and check more easily the contents of your .env files.

New in Symfony 4.1: Configurable trailing slash on imported routes

In Symfony 4.1, when importing some routes under a common prefix, you can configure whether or not the root route adds a trailing slash to its path.

New in Symfony 4.1: Faster serializer

In Symfony 4.1 some operations of the Serializer component have been cached, improving the application performance up to 40%.

New in Symfony 4.1: Form field help

In Symfony 4.1 form fields can define their own help messages with a new help option.

New in Symfony 4.1: Hidden services

In Symfony 4.1, the debug:container command displays both public and private services by default. That's why you can now also define hidden services, to not display them in the debug:container output.

New in Symfony 4.1: Console improvements

In Symfony 4.1, the Console component includes new table styles, new methods to define custom styles, support for iterators and other productivity improvements.

Introducing new Symfony Polyfills for PHP 7.3 and Ctype

Symfony has introduced a polyfill for the new features added in the upcoming PHP 7.3 version and another polyfill for the Ctype extension.