This week, Symfony introduced a new Lock component, added explicit service locators, improved the performance of the route matching,introduced a new AbstractController to replace ControllerTrait, reverted getter injection and continued improving autowiring.
Symfony 3.3 adds full support for loading config files using glob patterns, both for the container and the routing file loaders.
Symfony 3.3 deprecates the warmup part of the cache:clear because it does not work well and it doesn't guarantee that the generated cache is exactly the same as the one that would have been generated via cache:warmup.
Symfony 3.3 adds new features to simplify services configuration thanks to the default config options and the interface-based config options.
This week, development activity focused on finishing some pending features, because Symfony 3.3 "feature freeze" is just two weeks away. First, we merged a new way to see Monolog logs. Then we added support to register a guard expression in the Workflow configuration. Lastly, we introduced container.service_locator tag to replace ServiceLocatorArgument.
In Symfony 3.3 it will be easier to write applications that don't use bundles thanks to the new build() method added to the Kernel class.
Symfony 3.3 has deprecated the X-Status-Code HTTP header used to set custom status codes when dealing with exceptions.
The SymfonyLive conference in Germany returns to Cologne on April 5th-7th with workshops, talks and a hackday.
Symfony 3.3 has deprecated the entire ClassLoader component because, in the new PHP 7 era, it doesn't provide any significant performance improvement.
This week, the Symfony community proposed another massive optimization for the Routing component matcher as well as support for anonymous services in Yaml config files. In addition, we published the Symfony Community Survey 2017 where you can help us shape the future of the Symfony project.
Symfony announces its "Community Survey 2017" to better know how do you use Symfony and how can we improve it. Please take 5 minutes to help us shaping Symfony's future.
Symfony 3.3 added support for preloading web assets with HTTP/2 Push, a technique that allows web servers to send resources to a web browser before the browser gets to request them.
This week, Symfony development activity was very intense. First, we continued removing some container injections in favor of service locators. Then, we replaced the wildcard-based method autowiring by @required annotation and deprecated X-Status-Code for a better alternative. Finally, we added support for making form types private services and optimized the Symfony router matcher.