A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #699 (18-24 May 2020)

This week, development activity focused on fixing some bugs and polishing some of the new features introduced in the upcoming Symfony 5.1 version, which will be released next week. Meanwhile, Symfony 3.4 and all the other versions were updated to add compatibility with PHP 8, which will be released at the end of the year.

A Week of Symfony #698 (11-17 May 2020)

This week, Symfony published the first release candidate version of Symfony 5.1 so you can test it in your projects before the final release. Meanwhile, the Symfony 5 book published its simplified Chinese translation.

A Week of Symfony #697 (4-10 May 2020)

This week, Symfony released the first beta of Symfony 5.1.0, the upcoming version which will be released at the end of May 2020. Meanwhile, Symfony added a new mechanism to deprecate public services into private, a new way to automate the handling of schema differences and deprecated the Inflector component in favor of the String component.

A Week of Symfony #696 (27 April - 3 May 2020)

This week, Symfony 3.4.40, 4.4.8 and 5.0.8 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the updated Security component removed the anonymous concept and a new Runtime component was proposed to decouple applications from global state. Finally, a new online conference in French was announced for May 7th 2020.

A Week of Symfony #695 (20-26 April 2020)

This week, Symfony added support for different hosts per locale in routes, introduced a new syntax to stack decorators and improved security to make authenticators first-class security. Meanwhile, SymfonyLive Paris 2020 announced its new dates and several Symfony conferences announced their Call for Papers and Early Bird registration deadlines.

A Week of Symfony #694 (13-19 April 2020)

This week Symfony celebrated a new edition of its SymfonyLive Online Conference. Talks focused on the Symfony Notifier component and the PHP class preloading in Symfony applications. In addition, the SymfonyCon Disneyland Paris 2020 conference announced that its early bird registration is open until April 27th.

A Week of Symfony #693 (6-12 April 2020)

This week, Symfony Conferences announced that their Call for Papers are still open for SymfonyLive Warszawa, for SymfonyLive Berlin and for SymfonyCon Disneyland Paris. In addition, MakerBundle added new features to reset passwords. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.1 version simplified decorated services and added a way to control the Cursor in the terminal.

A Week of Symfony #692 (30 March - 5 April 2020)

This week, Symfony published 4.4.7 and 5.0.7 versions to address some security vulnerabilities. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.1 version added a feature to dump factory files as classes and improved class preloading. This will be one of the topics of the next SymfonyLive Online event on April 17, 2020.

A Week of Symfony #691 (23-29 March 2020)

This week, Symfony 4.4.6 and 5.0.6 maintenance versions were released. Symfony 5.0.6 was released live during the SymfonyLive Online event, which shed some light on the huge maintenance work required to manage Symfony.

A Week of Symfony #690 (16-22 March 2020)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.1 version improved error messages in failing tests, added new form theme blocks to customize collections and the entire codebase started using the new get_debug_type() function thanks to the PHP 8 polyfill.