I expected the new symfony book to be available sooner, but some mistakes on my side delayed it for a while. The symfony Reference Guide book is now available. As always, you can read the online version right now for free, or buy the printed version. At only $19.90, it is also a great way to donate to the symfony project.
The "Pratical symfony" book is a great way for a beginner to learn symfony, understand how it works, and also see best web development practices in action. But when you begin working on your own projects, you need a reference guide. A book where you can easily find answers to your questions at your fingertips. The Symfony 1.2 Reference Guide book aims to provide such a guide. It acts as a complementary book to Practical symfony. This is a book you will keep with you whenever you develop with symfony. This book is the fastest way to find every available configuration thanks to a very detailed table of contents, an index of terms, cross-references inside the chapters, tables, and much more.