A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #771 (4-10 October 2021)

This week, Symfony continued adding tweaks to fix compatibility with the future PHP 8.1 version. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version merged some new features such as basic support for language negotiation and a CssColor constraint to validate that a given value matches any of the formats available to define CSS colors.

A Week of Symfony #770 (27 September - 3 October 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.32 and 5.3.9 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, we continued polishing the upcoming Symfony 5.4 and 6.0 versions with some bug fixes and new features such as the option to configure log level and status code per exception class.

A Week of Symfony #769 (20-26 September 2021)

This week, Symfony announced that Flex is going serverless. This will simplify our operations and will allow you to host custom recipes in your own repositories and to add features on top of the public Flex API. In addition, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version added support for RGB notation in Console colors and added a new EnumType form field.

A Week of Symfony #768 (13-19 September 2021)

This week, Symfony continued preparing the upgrade to a fully-typed codebase, including the release of a command utility to patch type declarations in your own code and a blog post explaining how to prepare your apps and bundles for Symfony 6. Finally, the Call for Papers for the upcoming SymfonyWorld 2021 conference will close next week. Send your proposals soon.

A Week of Symfony #767 (6-12 September 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version optimized PHP preloading, improved the Web Debug Toolbar to show roles of the logged-in user, added support for resetting container services between two AMQP messages to avoid memory leaks and removed the experimental flag from RateLimiter and Runtime components.

A Week of Symfony #766 (30 August - 5 September 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.30 and 5.3.7 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, Symfony continued fixing minor issues related to the upcoming PHP 8.1 version. Finally, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version added a feature to allow autoconfigurable attributes on methods, properties and parameters.

A Week of Symfony #765 (23-29 August 2021)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on fixing various bugs across its entire codebase and implementing some minor new features for the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version.

A Week of Symfony #764 (16-22 August 2021)

This week, Symfony announced the end of the Swiftmailer project in favor of the Symfony Mailer project. Meanwhile, the bundles doc section introduced a redesign that will be used in the future in the entire Symfony docs section.

A Week of Symfony #763 (9-15 August 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 deprecated some helper methods in AbstractController which weren't strictly related to HTTP. In addition, it deprecated the remaining usages of anonymous users in the Security system. Finally, a new Path class was added to the Filesystem component to ease the handling of file paths.

A Week of Symfony #762 (2-8 August 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version added new integrations to the Notifier component, marked the Request::get() method as internal and introduced a smooth upgrade path for security factories. In addition, the free community-provided Symfony support was moved to GitHub Discussions.