The Road to 500 Million Symfony Downloads

We're on the verge of achieving an incredible milestone: 500 million Symfony packages downloaded by the PHP community. Let's celebrate it together!

The New Symfony Documentation Search Engine

This use case explains how we created the new search engine for the documentation published on

Symfony 3.1 Enters Feature Freeze

Symfony project follows a time-based development process where two new minor versions are released each year. The next minor version is 3.1 which will be released at the end of May. This means that 3.1 has entered "feature freeze" and we won't add any other new feature to it.

Prepare yourself for the Virtual Hack Day

Tomorrow, Symfony will celebrate a new Virtual Hack Day, where developers from around the world gather online to contribute back to the project: fixing issues and proposing pull requests.

Improving the Symfony Release Process

The recent launch of Symfony 2.8, which will be the last minor version of the 2.x branch, made us think about further tweaks in the release process. That's why during his past SymfonyCon Paris 2015 keynote, Fabien Potencier announced the new Symfony release process.

Announcing the second edition of the Symfony Business Awards

In 2013, we celebrated the first edition of the Symfony Business Awards, which recognize the best business websites, applications and projects developed with Symfony. Due to the success and appreciation of these awards, we've decided to organize the second edition of the Symfony Business Awards.

Calling for Issue Triagers, a new Workflow and the Carson Butler

Triagers - those people who help ask questions on issues, verify bug reports and review pull requests - are the backbone to what makes Symfony strong. We need more, and we're experimenting with a new workflow to make it easier.

Twig: How to upgrade to 2.0? Deprecation Notices to the Rescue

How to make your code compatible with Twig 2.0?

Symfony achieves 100% PHP7 compatibility

During these last past months, we've been working very hard to achieve full PHP7 compatibility. This effort accelerated during the past weeks and we're glad to announce that all Symfony maintained branches are now 100% compatible with PHP7.

The Symfony Demo application, three months later

The Symfony Demo application was publicly introduced three months ago. During the past weeks, we've been busy adding new features to showcase Symfony functionalities. This article is a quick recap of the most important new features.