A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #650 (10-16 June 2019)

This week, Symfony improved the compatibility of the HttpClient component with PSR-18 and with httplug. In addition, it introduced a significant performance improvement for EventDispatcher in the dev environment. Finally, we started working on the support for PHP 7.4 preloading in preparation for the PHP 7.4 release at the end of this year.

A Week of Symfony #649 (3-9 June 2019)

This week, Symfony 4.3.1 maintenance version was released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.4 version added a PasswordEncoderInterface::needsRehash() method and a MigratingPasswordEncoder to ease the migration of password hashers. Finally, the upcoming Symfony 5.0 version continued removing all the deprecated features.

A Week of Symfony #648 (27 May - 2 June 2019)

This week, the stable version of Symfony 4.3.0 was released, adding 270 small and big new features to Symfony. Meanwhile, the work on the upcoming Symfony 5.0 version (to be released on November 2019) started with the removal of deprecated features.

A Week of Symfony #647 (20-26 May 2019)

This week, Symfony 4.3 beta2 version was released to better prepare for the final Symfony 4.3 release of the next week. Meanwhile, work on Symfony 4.4 (to be released on November 2019) started with the addition of Redis Sentinel support in Cache and LTS config information in the profiler.

A Week of Symfony #646 (13-19 May 2019)

This week Symfony continued polishing the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version with the addition of a cache to improve PropertyInfo performance. In addition, the Symfony local web server started publishing its releases on GitHub, so you can watch that repository to not miss any release. Lastly, a special Amsterdam PHP Meetup was announced for June 20th in anticipation of the SymfonyCon Amsterdam 2019 conference.

A Week of Symfony #645 (6-12 May 2019)

This week, the Symfony 4.3.0 beta 1 version was released, so you can test Symfony 4.3 in your own projects before the stable release at the end of May. Meanwhile, the SymfonyLive London 2019 conference announced its first speakers.

A Week of Symfony #644 (29 April - 5 May 2019)

This week, Symfony 3.4.27 and 4.2.8 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version continued working on polishing its new features, specially those related to timezones.

A Week of Symfony #643 (22-28 April 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version optimized the filesystem and Redis cache when using tags and continued working on timezones and forms improvements. Meanwhile, the first edition of the SymfonyLive Tunis 2019 conference took place with great success.

A Week of Symfony #642 (15-21 April 2019)

This week, Symfony 2.7.51, 2.8.50, 3.4.26, 4.1.12 and 4.2.7 versions were released to address some security issues. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version added a native password hasher which chooses the best hashing algorithm automatically.

A Week of Symfony #641 (8-14 April 2019)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on merging the last new features of the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version (such as a new SodiumPasswordEncoder and support for setting a callback for Console questions) and preparing for the future PHP 7.4 serialization mechanism. In addition, the Symfony Warszawa 2019 conference announced its full schedule and the SymfonyLive São Paulo 2019 conference is coming in less than one month.