A Week of Symfony #613 (24-30 September 2018)

This week Symfony 2.8.46, 3.4.16 and 4.1.5 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.2 version added an Instantiator::instantiate() method to create and populate objects without calling their constructors and made cookies auto-secure. Lastly, a new Symfony Mailer component was introduced during the SymfonyLive London 2018 conference and will be published in the coming weeks.

Symfony 4.1.5 released

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Symfony 3.4.16 released

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Symfony 2.8.46 released

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New in Symfony 4.2: VarExporter component

Symfony 4.2 introduces a new VarExporter component to provide a better alternative to PHP's var_export() function.

New in Symfony 4.2: SameSite cookie configuration

Symfony 4.2 makes it easier to configure the samesite cookie attribute in several parts of the framework.

New in Symfony 4.2: Console tables improvements

Using tables to display tabular contents in console commands are one of the most popular features of the Console component. In Symfony 4.2 we improved them with new features to display titles and set their maximum column width.

A Week of Symfony #612 (17-23 September 2018)

This week Symfony introduced SymfonyCasts, the best place to learn about Symfony, PHP and JavaScript. Meanwhile, the Validator component was decoupled from the Translator, and the lint commands were improved to support multiples files and directories. Lastly, the SymfonyLive London 2018 conference will take place next week.

New in Symfony 4.2: PDO-based lock storage

In Symfony 4.2, locks can be stored in PDO-compatible databases like MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL.

New in Symfony 4.2: Autowiring by type and name

In Symfony 4.2, in addition to service binding by name or type, you'll be able to bind services by type and name at the same time.

Meet our new official family member: SymfonyCasts!

Meet our new official family member: SymfonyCasts!

A Week of Symfony #611 (10-16 September 2018)

This week Symfony introduced Symfony Panther, a new browser testing and web scraping library for PHP. Meanwhile, the SymfonyCon Lisbon 2018 conference announced its full schedule: part 1, part 2 and part 3.

New in Symfony 4.2: DivisibleBy constraint

Symfony 4.2 adds a new validation constraint called DivisibleBy to check whether one number is a multiple of some other number.

New in Symfony 4.2: Simpler functional tests

Symfony 4.2 simplifies the way links are clicked and forms are submitted in functional tests.

Introducing Symfony Panther: a Browser Testing and Web Scrapping Library for PHP

Symfony Panther is a a new library to scrape websites and to run end-to-end tests using real browsers. Panther leverages the W3C's WebDriver protocol to drive native web browsers such as Google Chrome and Firefox.

SymfonyCon Lisbon here we come: schedule part 3 (final part)!

The last part of the selected speakers announcement of SymfonyCon Lisbon 2018, the international Symfony conference, is online!

A Week of Symfony #610 (3-9 September 2018)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.2 version merged lots of new features in preparation for its "feature freeze" at the end of this month: a new intl formatter for the Translation component, SameSite cookie support, a new PDO-based lock store and the Messenger component was made final.

A week of Symfony #609 (27 August - 2 September 2018)

This week, Symfony 2.8.45, 3.4.15 and 4.1.4 maintenance versions were released. In addition, we improved performance of AbstractObjectNormalizer in the Serializer component and we improved RedisCluster performance in the Cache component. Finally, we added a new "auto" mode the for cookie_secure option and introduced a new VarExporter component.