A week of symfony #576 (8-14 January 2018)

This week, Symfony announced the end of Silex, the end of the Symfony Standard Edition and the end of the Symfony Installer because Symfony 4 makes them unnecessary. In addition, we explained our next steps for the Symfony diversity initiative.

A week of symfony #575 (1-7 January 2018)

This week, Symfony released 2.7.40, 2.8.33, 3.3.15, 3.4.3 and 4.0.3 maintenance versions. In addition, we improved some error messages to mention the exact packages needed to be installed to use each feature.

A week of symfony #574 (25-31 December 2017)

This week, the development activity was low, as usual during the end of the year, and focused on fixing minor issues. In addition, we published the Symfony 2017 Year in Review to recap all that we achieved as a community during the past twelve months.

A week of symfony #573 (18-24 December 2017)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on fixing bugs, mostly related to environment variables edge cases. In addition, Symfony released a tool called Thanks which lets PHP developers give thanks to all their PHP dependencies in the form of a GitHub star.

A week of symfony #572 (11-17 December 2017)

This week Symfony released the 3.4.2 and 4.0.2 maintenance versions. Meanwhile, we improved the performance when getting services from the container, added HTML5-like validation for email addresses, and improved the design of tables in console commands. Lastly, the SymfonyLive Paris 2018 conference announced its early bird registration and the call for papers.

A week of symfony #571 (4-10 December 2017)

This week, Symfony released five new maintenance versions for the branches that have active support: 2.7.39, 2.8.32, 3.3.14, 3.4.1, 4.0.1. In addition, we continued our efforts towards creating a more diverse Symfony community.

A week of symfony #570 (27 November - 3 December 2017)

This week, Symfony 4.0 was released. This is not just a new major Symfony version, it's an entirely re-imagined and simplified developer experience. In addition, Symfony 3.4 was released, which is a long term support version (bugs fixed until November 2020). Lastly, the Symfony diversity initiative got a boost with the appointment of Lukas Kahwe Smith as the leader of this important initiative.

A week of symfony #569 (20-26 November 2017)

This week Symfony focused on fixing the issues and edge cases reported by Symfony 4 beta testers. In addition, the first release candidate versions for Symfony 3.4 and 4.0 were published, in advance of their final release next Thursday November 30th. Lastly, we introduced Symfony Maker a modern and lightweight code generator.

A week of symfony #568 (13-19 November 2017)

This week, Symfony celebrated SymfonyCon, its annual global conference, in Cluj (Romania) with great success. Meanwhile, several maintenance versions were published to address some security advisories. Lastly, the community gathered around the SymfonyCon Hack Day to help preparing for Symfony 4 bundle support.

A week of symfony #567 (6-12 November 2017)

This week, Symfony 2.7.36, 2.8.29 and 3.3.11 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, Symfony focused on improving the performance of the upcoming Symfony 3.4 and 4.0 versions: optimized deprecations, better aggregation of notices, added a feature to inline related services and other micro-optimizations.