A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #654 (8-14 July 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.4 version worked on improving the progress bar redraws of the Console component, deprecated WebserverBundle in favor of the Symfony local web server and introduced a feature to make the bundle public dir configurable. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.0 version added compatibility with Monolog 2.

A Week of Symfony #653 (1-7 July 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.4 version improved the Length validation constraint to allow rejecting empty strings, the HttpClient component added support for NTLM authentication and the Panther component was updated to allow using the new BrowserKit assertions. Meanwhile, the SymfonyCon 2019 conference announced the first part of its schedule.

A Week of Symfony #652 (24-30 June 2019)

This week, Symfony 3.4.29, 4.2.10 and 4.3.2 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the SymfonyLive Tunis 2020 conference date was announced, as well as the workshops for the SymfonyCon 2019 conference in Amsterdam. Finally, the Symfony Core Team added Yonel Ceruto as its latest member.

A Week of Symfony #651 (17-23 June 2019)

This week, development activity focused mostly on fixing bugs instead of adding new features. Meanwhile, a new proposal was made to improve all the commands related to Symfony Flex. Lastly, the full schedule and workshops were announced for the SymfonyLive London conference (September 13).

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.