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A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #671 (4-10 November 2019)

This week, we continued polishing the upcoming Symfony 4.4 and 5.0 releases. We also merged some pending new features, such as a command to lint services wiring and the removal of SecretEnvVarProcessor to simplify the management of encrypted secrets in configuration.

A Week of Symfony #670 (28 October - 3 November 2019)

This week, Symfony 3.4.33 and 4.3.6 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, we continued polishing the upcoming Symfony 4.4 version, specially the Messenger component. Lastly, SymfonyInsight introduced a new feature to help you upgrade to Symfony 5.

A Week of Symfony #669 (21-27 October 2019)

This week, Symfony continued polishing the upcoming Symfony 4.4 and 5.0 versions. The most important new feature finished this week was the management of encrypted secrets. In addition, Symfony announced the publication of a new book called Symfony 5: The Fast Track.

A Week of Symfony #668 (14-20 October 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.4. version added a new feature for lazy computation of string values injected into services and continued working on the new feature to store secrets. Finally, the SymfonyCon Amsterdam 2019 conference announced a fundraising for its scholarship program.

A Week of Symfony #667 (7-13 October 2019)

This week, Symfony 3.4.32 and 4.3.5 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.4 version improved the syntax for defining method calls in YAML, improved performance of filesystem-based caches and allowed to omit the event name when registering listeners.

A Week of Symfony #666 (30 September - 6 October 2019)

This week, Symfony continued fixing bugs and polishing the new features of the upcoming Symfony 4.4 version. Meanwhile, the new String component introduced in Symfony 5.0 added a locale-aware Slugger with support for transliterating multiple locales. Lastly, the new Notifier component was merged as an experimental feature in the upcoming Symfony 5.0 version.

A Week of Symfony #665 (23-29 September 2019)

This week, Symfony worked on several pending features in preparation for the "feature freeze" period which starts next week: stateful firewalls now turn responses private only when needed, isGranted()/decide() no longer accept more than one role/attribute, the files generated by the profiler are now compressed and firewalls added a new anonymous lazy mode. Lastly, the new String component was finally merged to provide object-oriented strings management with an abstract unit system.

A Week of Symfony #664 (16-22 September 2019)

This week, Symfony added support for the upcoming Twig 3 version, improved the test suite to fix unrelated test failures, and added a new feature to send notification emails. In addition, the new String component that allows to work with all kinds of strings in an object oriented fashion was nearly completed. Finally, the third part of the SymfonyCon Amsterdam conference schedule was announced.

A Week of Symfony #663 (9-15 September 2019)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on minor tweaks and fixes, such as fixing our preloader for the upcoming PHP 7.4 version. In addition, the community proposed to add .gitattributes to all Symfony packages to exclude non-required files. Lastly, Fabien announced the new Notifier component during his keynote at the SymfonyLive London 2019 conference.

A Week of Symfony #662 (2-8 September 2019)

This week, Symfony improved handling of HTTP/2 PUSH and fixed support for 103 Early Hints status code in the HttpClient. Meanwhile, the Mailer component added support for multiple mailers and improved the DSN syntax. Finally, the Console component introduced a new definition list and horizontal table feature.