A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #637 (11-17 March 2019)

This week, the development activity of the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version focused on the HttpClient and Messenger components, to polish them before the "feature freeze" period starts in two weeks. Meanwhile, the SymfonyLive São Paulo 2019 conference announced its first speakers.

A Week of Symfony #636 (4-10 March 2019)

This week, Symfony got real-time push capabilities thanks to Mercure project. It also introduced a new HttpClient component. Meanwhile, Symfony 3.4.23 and 4.2.4 maintenance versions were published and Twig announced its move to namespaced classes.

A Week of Symfony #635 (25 February - 3 March 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version deprecated the Role and SwitchUserRole classes. In addition, a new component to compose MIME messages and a new HttpClient component were introduced. Lastly, the SymfonyLive Brasil 2019 conference opened its Call for Papers and its registrations.

A Week of Symfony #634 (18-24 February 2019)

This week, Symfony Flex 1.2 was released, simplifying the update of recipes, improving the handling of .env files and allowing to define conflicting recipes. Meanwhile, the final schedule for the SymfonyLive Paris 2019 conference was published.

A Week of Symfony #633 (11-17 February 2019)

This week, a coordinated community effort updated the Symfony translation files for lots of languages (we're still looking for contributors for some European and Asian languages). Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version added a JSON validator and improved the form translation.

A Week of Symfony #632 (4-10 February 2019)

This week, Symfony 3.4.22 and 4.2.3 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, development activity mostly focused on fixing Form bugs and fixing compatibility with PhpUnit 8. Lastly, more details were announced for the SymfonyLive Tunis 2019 conference and the registration was opened.

A Week of Symfony #631 (28 January - 3 February 2019)

This week, Symfony 4.1.11 was released, marking the end of regular releases for the 4.1 branch. In addition, the Symfony Security Bug Bounty started this week. Lastly, the first speakers of SymfonyLive Paris 2019 conference were announced.

A Week of Symfony #630 (21-27 January 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version added support for deprecating service aliases and introduced native PHP serialization for the Messenger transport. Meanwhile, the Symfony diversity initiative published the 2018 transparency report and other updates about the governance process and a call for donations. Finally, the SymfonyLive Warszawa 2019 conference opened its registration (Warsaw, Poland, June 13-14).

A Week of Symfony #629 (14-20 January 2019)

This week, Symfony finally made the switch to the short array notation on its entire codebase. In addition, a security bug bounty program was announced for the Symfony project. Finally, the schedule of SymfonyLive Lille 2019 conference was unveiled.

A Week of Symfony #628 (7-13 January 2019)

This week, thanks to the low development activity, we enabled the usage of the PHP short array notation on Symfony code. In the coming weeks we'll update all our code at once to minimize merge conflicts. Meanwhile, the community proposed some Security-related improvements about Remember me config and IS_AUTHENTICATED_* attributes.