A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A week of symfony #599 (18-24 June 2018)

This week, development activity was focused on the Cache component, which improved performance of array-based pools and switched to serialize objects using native arrays when possible. In addition, the OptionsResolver component introduced the ability to deprecate options, allowed types and values. Finally, the upcoming SymfonyCon and SymfonyLive conferences extended their Call for Papers deadlines.

A week of symfony #598 (11-17 June 2018)

This week, development activity focused on the Cache component, which gained sub-second accuracy for internal expiry calculation and stampede protection via probabilistic early expiration. Meanwhile, the diversity team made a call for sponsors for a training needed by the CARE Team. Lastly, the Call for Papers deadlines for Symfony conferences are approaching fast, so you should submit your proposals as soon as possible.

A week of symfony #597 (4-10 June 2018)

This week, development activity focused on fixing the first reported issues about the Symfony 4.1 stable version. Meanwhile, work on Symfony 4.2 already started with the addition of a ServiceSubscriberTrait and the improvement of the performance of some Dependency Injection passes. Lastly, the Call for Papers for SymfonyCon 2018 conference was announced.

A week of symfony #596 (28 May - 3 June 2018)

This week, Symfony 4.1.0 was released, which includes more than 200 big and small new features. In addition, the registration for the SymfonyCon Lisbon 2018 conference opened with the first 100 early bird tickets available.

A week of symfony #595 (21-27 May 2018)

This week Symfony released 2.7.48, 2.8.41, 3.3.17, 3.4.11 and 4.0.11 versions to address several security vulnerabilities. Meanwhile Symfony 4.1.0 beta3 was published in preparation for next week's final release. Lastly, it was announced that the SymfonyLive USA 2018 conference will take place in San Francisco on October 11th and 12th.

A week of symfony #594 (14-20 May 2018)

This week, we continued polishing Symfony 4.1 before its stable release in two weeks. Our focus was on the Messenger component, which gained a ChainSender to implement multiple senders and also added support for middleware factories in config. Meanwhile, the work on Symfony 4.2 has already started and we added support for meta refresh in the BrowserKit component. Lastly, the dates for the SymfonyCon 2018 conference in Lisbon (Portugal) were announced for December 6th to 8th.

A week of symfony #593 (7-13 May 2018)

This week, the first beta of Symfony 4.1 was released, allowing you to test it more easily in your projects. We also posted some important updates about our diversity initiative. Lastly, we unveiled some new features for symfony.com, such as a new "dark theme" / "night mode".

A week of symfony #592 (30 April - 6 May 2018)

This week Symfony introduced new polyfills for PHP 7.3 and Ctype and started using the Ctype polyfill in Symfony's code. In addition, we made the Symfony command exceptions more concise and introduced a new Serializer interface to enable caching support. Lastly, the German Symfony community celebrated the SymfonyLive Phantasialand 2018 conference with great success.

A week of symfony #590 (16-22 April 2018)

This week, Symfony improved the performance of the Cache component inlining some function calls and simplified the usage of the new Messenger component allowing to omit the sender tag name and to use the adapter name instead of the service name. In addition, we added a new dd() helper which is useful when you can't or don't want to use a debugger.

A week of symfony #589 (9-15 April 2018)

This week, Symfony continued working on the new features of the upcoming 4.1 version, such as iterable support in the SymfonyStyle methods and a new AMQP adapter for the Messenger component. In addition, we opened the Call for Papers for SymfonyLive London 2018 conference.