A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A week of symfony #605 (30 July - 5 August 2018)

This week Symfony published 2.7.49, 2.8.44, 3.3.18, 3.4.14, 4.0.14 and 4.1.3 security releases to fix two security vulnerabilities related to HTTP headers.

A week of symfony #604 (23-29 July 2018)

This week Symfony 2.8.43, 3.4.13, 4.0.13, and 4.1.2 maintenance versions were released. 4.0.13 was the last version of the 4.0 branch which will keep receiving security fixes until January 2019.

A week of symfony #603 (16-22 July 2018)

This week, Finder component added support for arrays as arguments of some methods for better code readability and the Twig profiler panel was improved to show the real file path of templates. In addition, the schedule of SymfonyLive London 2018 and the Call for Papers for SymfonyLive Berlin 2018 were published and a new initiative was created to organize a group trip to SymfonyCon Lisbon 2018.

A week of symfony #602 (9-15 July 2018)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.2 version added a config option to enable the UTF8 mode in routes and improved the Cache component to allow using PDO databases. Meanwhile, form profiling was optimized to reduce its memory footprint and Symfony Contracts were created as a set of abstractions extracted out of the Symfony components.

A week of symfony #601 (2-8 July 2018)

This week, Symfony added a ProcessorInterface to allow Monolog processors to be autoconfigured, added a json_login_ldap authentication provider to use LDAP authentication with a REST API and improved the performance of service locators thanks to PHP OPCache. Lastly, Symfony started discussing about adding compatibility with Monolog 2.

A week of symfony #600 (25 June - 1 July 2018)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.2 version added the ability to clear form errors, improved Doctrine event listeners to always lazy load them and tweaked some the VarDumper output. In addition, this is the 600th weekly summary for the Symfony project. Thanks for reading us and for being part of the Symfony community!

A week of symfony #599 (18-24 June 2018)

This week, development activity was focused on the Cache component, which improved performance of array-based pools and switched to serialize objects using native arrays when possible. In addition, the OptionsResolver component introduced the ability to deprecate options, allowed types and values. Finally, the upcoming SymfonyCon and SymfonyLive conferences extended their Call for Papers deadlines.

A week of symfony #598 (11-17 June 2018)

This week, development activity focused on the Cache component, which gained sub-second accuracy for internal expiry calculation and stampede protection via probabilistic early expiration. Meanwhile, the diversity team made a call for sponsors for a training needed by the CARE Team. Lastly, the Call for Papers deadlines for Symfony conferences are approaching fast, so you should submit your proposals as soon as possible.

A week of symfony #597 (4-10 June 2018)

This week, development activity focused on fixing the first reported issues about the Symfony 4.1 stable version. Meanwhile, work on Symfony 4.2 already started with the addition of a ServiceSubscriberTrait and the improvement of the performance of some Dependency Injection passes. Lastly, the Call for Papers for SymfonyCon 2018 conference was announced.

A week of symfony #596 (28 May - 3 June 2018)

This week, Symfony 4.1.0 was released, which includes more than 200 big and small new features. In addition, the registration for the SymfonyCon Lisbon 2018 conference opened with the first 100 early bird tickets available.