A week of symfony #144 (28 September -> 4 October 2009)

Symfony 1.3 development continued this week with some tweaks and optimizations. In addition, more than 650 pages of updated documentation were published ranging from basic guides to full books. Lastly, both ORM showed important activity as Propel was updated to its 1.4 version and Doctrine plugin started its 2.0 version.

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Development highlights

  • r22547: [lime 2.0] methods with parameters passed by reference can be mocked
  • r22609: [1.3] added accessor method for getting a particular embedded form
  • r22671: [lime 2.0] fixed code coverage
  • r22720: [1.3] extended sfBrowser::click() to accept any CSS selector
  • r22731: [1.3] changed signature for project:optimize task so an environment name is passed first, then 0-n application names (breaks BC with alpha 1)
  • r22736: [1.3] created opportunity to optimize memory used in sfAutoload by considering the PHP include path when caching file locations
  • sfDoctrinePlugin:
    • r22569: [1.3] turning off Doctrine level validation by default since it is not integrated with forms validation
    • r22575: [1.3] initial entry of doctrine:generate-migrations-diff task for Doctrine 1.2
    • r22748: [1.3] fixed generation of form for doctrine models that utilize concrete inheritance
    • r22758: [1.3] created sfDoctrinePlugin 2.0 initial directory
    • r22759: [1.3] fixed symfony coding standards in doctrine-generated model, table and migration classes
    • r22764: [1.3] [2.0] initial entry of forms integration
    • r22764: [1.3] [2.0] fix for embedded forms and other misc. fixes
    • r22770: [1.3] sfDoctrineGenerateMigrationTask using $config information instead of hardcoded path
  • sfPropelPlugin:
    • r22585: [1.3] updated propel to 1.4 and patched web debug logger to work with new logging mechanism
    • r22691: [1.2, 1.3] moved code hooking cleanup method to ensure directory has been set
  • ...and many other changes

Symfony components

  • templating:
    • r22543: changed the interface of the loaders and renderers to only accept sfTemplateStorage instances (strings were previously allowed)

Development digest: 246 changesets, 32 bugs reported, 15 bugs fixed, 6 enhancements suggested, 5 enhancements closed, 9 documentation defects reported, 5 documentation defects fixed, and 12 documentation edits.

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Plugins

  • New plugins
  • Updated plugins
    • ysfYUIPlugin: updated to YUI 2.8.0, updated yui-yql, added README + LICENSE files, tweaked debug toolbar icon
    • sfFacebookConnectHelper: change in the loading order of Facebook JS files for complex pages in IE6 and its bizarre "Not able to load page" problem, onload on facebook connect button to make the button usable from the start of the page loading without making it IE-incompatible, use the fb_url_for function to easily reference urls in a canvas application
    • diemPlugin:
      • admin interface work like gmail
      • splitted dmDoctrinePager in dmFrontDoctrinePager and dmAdminPager
      • added doctrine pagers to service container
      • added dmMarkdown to service container and made its methods non-static
      • made front & admin edition template cache aware of user credentials
      • admin look & feel general improvement by cleaning and improving stylesheets and javascripts
      • added fluent interface to dmForm
      • added dmGoogleWebmasterTools module
      • fixed sfGuardPermission and sfGuardAuth admin modules compatibility with Diem admin generator
      • restored auto seo filter
      • removed sprite creation from setup service
      • tricky interface improvements
      • added code_editor_controller, code_editor_model and code_editor_view permissions
      • added htmlWidth, htmlHeight and htmlSize methods to front media image tag
      • updated jquery ui to 1.8a1 and fixed js code
      • updated schema to remove doctrine validations
      • removed outdated Zend Framework components and updated Zend Framework components to 1.9.3PL1
      • disabled useless diem modules in admin configuration
      • removed deprecated doctrine hydrator dmAssoc
      • improved doctrine configuration
      • improved performance on web debug panel and on DmMedia model
      • made page record cache more precise gaining great performance boost on big sites
      • decreased media bar thumbnails quality for faster load on browser
      • replaced sfWebDebugPanelDoctrine by dmWebDebugPanelDoctrine to get query times in ms
    • ysfOpenPlugin: fixed notice when loading debug panel, added icons
    • pkContextCMSPlugin: cleaned search CSS and bundled templates, search results now generate absolute URL, implemented & documented configurable word count limit for search result summaries, you can now edit an existing raw HTML block properly, updated documentation, symfony 1.2 branch is now an external in the project, you don't have to install it systemwide or manually in the project
    • sfExtjsThemePlugin: added override to remove extra markup from the htmleditor when pasting from an office document, added submitOnClear to ux.TwinDateField and ux.ComboBoxAutoload, added submitOnSelect to ux.TwinDateField, removed htmleditor override, fixes for checkbox and radiogroup overrides
    • sfHelpPlugin: changed help:api task name to doc:api, improved task to be able to parse functions
    • sfSyncContentPlugin: content now can be synced to and from a host with a nonstandard ssh port number, databases are now synced using dedicated mysql-load and mysql-dump tasks which are executed remotely via ssh
    • dsExtDirectPlugin: added include_plugins param to allow only specified plugins to be included in api generation, clarified the difference between method-level and action-level doc comment options in the readme, documented the _raw request parameter
    • pkMediaCMSSlotsPlugin: added showImage(n) event to slideshow slot
    • sfEasyAuthPlugin: the profile column is now indexed, added a more useful exception messages
    • mgI18nPlugin: disable filter if mg_i18n_enabled is set to false
    • cleverFilesystemPlugin: added rights management for capable filesystems
    • sfFilebasePlugin: fixed path detection bug
    • swFormExtraPlugin: fixed typo, fixed wrong assignment
    • sfUnobstrusiveWidgetPlugin: added new optionConcatValue() method, added value to checkbox and radio button of the sfUoWidgetTable widget
    • pkToolkitPlugin: added pulse jquery plugin to flash ajax updated elements where necessary, finished jquery time widget based on jQuery.autocomplete, sfWidgetFormJQueryTime now handles a null default correctly, support for non-AJAX forms that look and act like the AJAX forms to the extent possible
    • tmApacheLogParserPlugin: added few valid character in the URL's re, added new tests, added few more checks when parser object is created
    • swDoctrineAssetsLibraryPlugin: added sidebar_edit details (file preview, filename, filesize, created_at), added edit page improvements
    • sfImageTransformPlugin: small improvement to validation and error reporting for thumbnailer, made mime detection from filename case insensitive
    • sfAjaxAdminGeneratorPlugin: initial commit
    • sfSphinxPlugin: updated main lib class to Sphinx 0.9.9-rc2
    • sfDynamicsPlugin: updated documentation
    • sfLucenePlugin: added default value in the Solr schema
    • sfWidgetFormInputSWFUploadPlugin: applied patch that removed bug in specifying file types
    • sfGridPlugin: created new branch for sfGridPlugin with Dependency Injection for Logging
    • sfXssSafePlugin: removed HP 3.3.0 release, updated to HTML Purifier 4.0.0, updated helper
    • rsfResponseValidatorPlugin: updated configuration files to be conform YAML 1.1 specification
    • sfPaymentPlugin: updated configuration files to be conform YAML 1.1 specification

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