Comparing dates is one of the most frequently requested functionalities for the Symfony Validator component. That's why Symfony 2.6 will include date support for comparison and range constraints.
Living on the edge
Symfony 2.6 will add five new helpers to the base controller class: redirectToRoute(), addFlash(), isGranted(), denyAccessUnlessGranted() and isCsrfTokenValid().
September 25, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
Symfony 2.6 will introduce a new LockHandler that provides a simple abstraction to lock anything by means of a file lock. It's most common use case is to avoid race conditions by locking commands, so the same command cannot be executed concurrently by different processes.
September 24, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
Starting from Symfony 2.6, the behavior of the assets:install command will be smarter. Now, when your system doesn't support symbolic links or if there is any other problem, the command will silently fall back to make a hard copy of the assets and it will inform you about this.
September 23, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
We are a few days from the end of Symfony 2.6 development phase. Therefore, this is our last chance to finish all the pending pull requests in time for Symfony 2.6.
September 22, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
Symfony ACL allows to manage user permissions to suit the most complex security needs. The major drawback of ACL is that the code required to deal with permissions is too verbose. To help you manage and debug ACL, Symfony 2.6 will introduce a new command called acl:set.
June 26, 2014 Javier Eguiluz
As of Symfony 2.6, you can use the KiB (kibibyte) and MiB (mebibytes) binary units to set the maximum file size of the FileValidator constraint.
June 24, 2014 Javier Eguiluz