This week, Symfony 2.8 deprecated the scopes concept in preparation for its removal in Symfony 3. Meanwhile, Symfony Live London 2015 conference announced its full schedule and SymfonyCon Paris 2015 announced the end of its call for papers.
Call for Papers for SymfonyCon Paris 2015 ends on June 30th, it's time to submit your talk proposals.
As of today, Stack Overflow becomes the preferred and recommended way to ask support for Symfony.
This week Symfony project showed an impressive development activity. First, Symfony 2.6 gained PHP7's Throwable exceptions support and improved the output of VarDump for better readability. Second, Symfony 2.8 focused on the Form component, which added a new Range form type and added the prototype_data option to collection type. Lastly, the master branch kept removing deprecated features that won't be included in Symfony 3.
ControllerExtraBundle is a bundle that provides lots of annotations to perform common controller tasks: @Form, @Paginator, @Entity, @ObjectManager, @Flush, @JsonResponse, @Log, @Get and @Post.
This week, Symfony 2.7.1 version was released. In addition to including lots of tweaks and fixes for the reported issues of Symfony 2.7.0, it features an important change related to deprecation notices. Those notices are now silenced by default because some developers found them too intrusive.
It has been an amazing month for the documentation: The Symfony 2.7 release came with lots of new features which had to be documented and there was a very active documentation hack day on May 23rd.
This week, Symfony project focused on fixing the issues and minor BC breaks inadvertently introduced by Symfony 2.7. Meanwhile, the work on Symfony 2.8 continued with the introduction of a new feature to load configuration files recursively for DependencyInjection and Routing components.