A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #680 (6-12 January 2020)

This week, Symfony development activity went back to normal after the holiday season. The upcoming Symfony 5.1 version merged lots of new features, including a form theme for Foundation 6, an easier way to create single command console apps, a new way to configure router's request context, a new binary to lint YAML files, a hostname validator and support for the safe HTTP preference.

A Week of Symfony #679 (December 30, 2019 - January 5, 2020)

This week, we published the end of the year and end of the decade summaries for the Symfony project. Meanwhile, we completed a portable HTTP/2 implementation for the HttpClient component based on Amp's HTTP client. Lastly, we improved the performance of some catalogue operations in the Translator component.

A Week of Symfony #678 (23-29 December 2019)

This week, Symfony 4.4 migrated the server:log command away from the deprecated WebServerBundle. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.1 version merged several performance improvements, such as adding an array cache in front of the serializer cache. In addition, it improved developer experience when using Search, Email and Tel form types.

A Week of Symfony #677 (16-22 December 2019)

This week, Symfony 4.4.2 and 5.0.2 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, we improved performance when using Symfony with the Alpine Linux distribution, which is common when using Docker.

A Week of Symfony #676 (9-15 December 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.1 version added MongoDB support for the Lock component, exception pages enabled the "dark theme" and the MicroKernelTrait was improved to make it easier to use and configure.

A Week of Symfony #675 (2-8 December 2019)

This week, development activity focused on fixing the bugs reported for the recent Symfony 4.4 and 5.0 versions. We also improved the Slugger to make it more portable and added support for autowiring PHP 7.4 typed properties. Lastly, the videos of SymfonyCon 2019 Amsterdam conference were published.

A Week of Symfony #674 (25 November - 1 December 2019)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on polishing and fixing bugs for the newly released 4.4 and 5.0 versions. In addition, Symfony introduced a new polyfill to deal with UUIDs.

A Week of Symfony #673 (18-24 November 2019)

This week, Symfony released 4.4.0 and 5.0.0 versions. Symfony 5 was released on stage during Fabien's keynote at the SymfonyCon Amsterdam 2019 conference, which was the biggest Symfony conference ever, gathering more than 1,600 developers from all around the world.

A Week of Symfony #672 (11-17 November 2019)

This week, Symfony 2.8.52, 3.4.35, 4.2.12 and 4.3.8 versions were published to fix some security vulnerabilities. In addition, Symfony 4.4-beta and 5.0-beta were published so you can test these upcoming versions in your projects. Meanwhile, the new ErrorHandler component was simplified and performance was improved when checking for cache freshness. Finally, the upcoming Symfony 5: The Fast Track book published some updates and will be fully unveiled next week at the SymfonyCon Amsterdam 2019 conference.

A Week of Symfony #671 (4-10 November 2019)

This week, we continued polishing the upcoming Symfony 4.4 and 5.0 releases. We also merged some pending new features, such as a command to lint services wiring and the removal of SecretEnvVarProcessor to simplify the management of encrypted secrets in configuration.

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