SensioLabs Connect redesigned some badges and default avatars to make them more inclusive as part of our diversity initiatives.
Michael Cullum is joinong the Symfony Core Team to lead the security team.
In Symfony 4.1, event listeners that define just one method can define an __invoke() method instead of a named method.
Symfony 4.1 defines a new discriminator class mapping for the Serializer component so you can serialize and deserialize from abstract classes and interfaces.
This year we'll see the Cologne edition of the SymfonyLive conference in Germany move to Phantasialand theme park. There's still time to submit your proposal to deliver a talk.
We will sunset the symfony 1 infrastructure at the end of February 2018.
Symfony 4.1 includes a new option called "name_prefix" to define the prefix added to all the routes imported in a configuration file.
Symfony 4.1 adds a new email address validation mode that uses the validation logic defined in the HTML5 specification.
The Symfony Installer tool end of life is scheduled for November 2020, when Symfony 3.4 will not be supported anymore.
The current stable version of Silex is still maintained for bugs and security issues. But its end of life is set to June 2018.
Thanks to Flex and the new skeletons, it's time to retire the Symfony Standard Edition.
In order to improve the diversity of the Symfony community we need to work on two main topics: 1) become more diversity friendly and 2) attracting and integrating people from marginalized communities. As possible next steps several ideas have been collected and added to the new [diversity repository](https://github.com/symfony/diversity). All community members are invited to add their own ideas, add comments to existing ideas or champion ideas to bring them to life!