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A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

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.

A Week of Symfony #661 (26 August - 1 September 2019)

This week, Symfony 3.4.31 and 4.3.4 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the SymfonyLive London 2019 conference announced its workshops, talks and some surprises related to new Symfony components. Secure your seat now at the best price until September 6th.

A Week of Symfony #660 (19-25 August 2019)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on internal features such as testing Symfony with the upcoming PHP 7.4 version, adding return types to generated containers, adding parameter types and return types to the entire codebase and adding support for Twig 3.

A Week of Symfony #659 (12-18 August 2019)

This week, Symfony added support for an alternative directory convention for bundles which is similar to the one used in full Symfony apps. In addition, it continued adding types for arguments across its entire codebase.

A Week of Symfony #658 (5-11 August 2019)

This week, Symfony continued working on adding compatibility with the latest PHPUnit versions and made the PHPUnit Bridge component act as a polyfill for newest PHPUnit features. The translations of validation messages were also updated for some languages. Finally, Symfony announced some changes for standard version releases to align their end of support for both regular and security issues.