A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #745 (5-11 April 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.3 version added new integrations to the Notifier bridge, such as the Microsoft Teams integration, and introduced the concept of required badges to Security passports.

A Week of Symfony #744 (29 March - 4 April 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.21 and 5.2.6 maintenance versions were released. In addition, the Symfony 5 book published new updates for Symfony 5.2 and it's now available in 13 different languages.

A Week of Symfony #743 (22-28 March 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.3 version updated PHP attributes to always use the #As... prefix to better differentiate them from other classes, it improved the login link feature to support generating magic links with specific locales and it added a Tailwind CSS theme for Symfony forms.

A Week of Symfony #742 (15-21 March 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.3 version added a new TaggedItem attribute to define the index and priority of classes found in tagged iterators/locators, it renamed User to InMemoryUser in the Security component and made the new Runtime component more generic. In addition, SymfonyInsight announced its support for PHP 8.

A Week of Symfony #741 (8-14 March 2021)

This week, Symfony 5.2.5 maintenance version was released, using a new release technique that no longer creates tags for packages that don't include changes. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.3 version improved the performance of the Cache component and introduced a new Runtime component to decouple applications from global state.

A Week of Symfony #740 (1-7 March 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.20 and 5.2.4 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.3 version added a Twig serialize filter and decoupled passwords from UserInterface. Lastly, it was decided that Symfony 6 will require PHP 8.

A Week of Symfony #739 (22-28 February 2021)

This week, Symfony added a feature to allow container/routing configurators to vary by environment in the same file and started working on its compatibility with the upcoming PHP 8.1 version. In addition, it announced the keynotes for all SymfonyLive Online 2021 conferences and the first part of the French conference schedule.

A Week of Symfony #738 (15-21 February 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.3 version added a ConsoleCommand attribute and an EventListener attribute to help configure those when using PHP 8. In addition, it added an autoconfigure attribute to also help define autoconfiguration rules in PHP 8. Finally, Symfony added a debug:firewall command to inspect all the information about security firewalls.

A Week of Symfony #737 (8-14 February 2021)

This week, Symfony Panther 1.0 was released, adding many features and improvements to this browser testing and web scraping library. Meanwhile, the Symfony 5 book was updated for Symfony 5.2. Finally, the upcoming Symfony conferences made a last call for submitting speaking and training proposals.

A Week of Symfony #736 (1-7 February 2021)

This week, Symfony 5.2.3 maintenance version was released. In addition, the CARE Team appointed new members. Finally, Webpack Encore 1.0 and Stimulus Bridge 2.0 were released.