A week of symfony #33 (13->19 August 2007)

During this week, the development has been focused on new and updated plugins. Symfony's marketplace grows with new job offers and blogosphere fills with lots of symfony posts and new bloggers.

Development digest: 10 changesets, 15 defects created, 9 defects closed, 8 enhancements created, 2 enhancement closed, 42 documentation edits.

Book and documentation

Approximate status of book translations: spanish (99%), italian (89%), polish (47%), chinese (26%), russian (26%), brazilian portuguese (15%), french (15%), deutsch (15%), dutch (10%), japanese (-).


  • New Job Postings:
    • Symfony Developer - full time on-site Developer (must be US Citizen or have Green Card) - Ft. Lauderdale (Miami), USA (more info, contact: careers [at] rapidxdev [dot] com)
    • Symfony Developer - full-time on-site only, up to GBP 35,000 + benefits - Farnborough, Hampshire, UK (more info, contact: andyp [at] bluhalo [dot] com)
  • New symfony blogger:


  • New plugins
    • sfLightWindowPlugin: provides great helper functions for LightWindow v2.0
    • sfFLVPlayerPlugin: provides a player for flash "flv" movies. The player has been developed by Neolao and is available at http://flv-player.net/
  • Updated plugins
    • sfSimpleCMSPlugin: released 0.7.1 version (better test data, added a sfSimpleBlog/latestsPages component, improved default CSS, fixed unpublished pages appear in main navigation when not editing)
    • sfDoctrinePlugin: updated externals for Doctrine to latest revision
    • sfTextilePlugin: released 0.2.0 version
    • sfModalBoxPlugin: released 0.3.0 version with bug fixes

Some new symfony powered websites

  • FrancoForums: french comunity base on a forum system who have up then 100 forums divided into 20 categories
  • Municipio Partecipato: e-Partecipation project, developed for the italian Public Service (Public Administration)

They talked about us

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These posts are really helpful in getting a glimpse of the Symfony universe. Keep up the good work!

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