A Week of Symfony #674 (25 November - 1 December 2019)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on polishing and fixing bugs for the newly released 4.4 and 5.0 versions. In addition, Symfony introduced a new polyfill to deal with UUIDs.

Introducing the new Symfony UUID Polyfill

The new Symfony UUID polyfill can replace the UUID PECL package entirely when you can't or don't want to install the PECL package.

New in Symfony 4.4: Dependency Injection Improvements (Part 2)

In Symfony 4.4, the YAML syntax of method calls has been simplified, you have better control of errors when decorating services and you can also define different priorities for tagged services.

New in Symfony 4.4: Dependency Injection Improvements (Part 1)

In Symfony 4.4, the Dependency Injection component allows to bind tagged services, use base64url values in env vars, ignore errors when importing files and dump the entire container in a single file.

New in Symfony 4.4: Improved dump() Calls in the Console

In Symfony 4.4, the Console commands display a clickable marker to find the file and line where the dump() or dd() calls were made.

A Week of Symfony #673 (18-24 November 2019)

This week, Symfony released 4.4.0 and 5.0.0 versions. Symfony 5 was released on stage during Fabien's keynote at the SymfonyCon Amsterdam 2019 conference, which was the biggest Symfony conference ever, gathering more than 1,600 developers from all around the world.

Symfony 5.0.0 released

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Symfony 4.4.0 released

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New in Symfony 4.4: Service Container Linter

Symfony 4.4 will include a new lint:container command to check that arguments injected into services match their type declarations.

New in Symfony 4.4: IP Address Anonymizer

Symfony 4.4 includes a new method to anonymize IP addresses so you can comply with the GDPR and CCPA regulations.