This week Symfony 2.8.46, 3.4.16 and 4.1.5 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.2 version added an Instantiator::instantiate() method to create and populate objects without calling their constructors and made cookies auto-secure. Lastly, a new Symfony Mailer component was introduced during the SymfonyLive London 2018 conference and will be published in the coming weeks.
This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.2 version merged lots of new features in preparation for its "feature freeze" at the end of this month: a new intl formatter for the Translation component, SameSite cookie support, a new PDO-based lock store and the Messenger component was made final.
This week, Symfony 2.8.45, 3.4.15 and 4.1.4 maintenance versions were released. In addition, we improved performance of AbstractObjectNormalizer in the Serializer component and we improved RedisCluster performance in the Cache component. Finally, we added a new "auto" mode the for cookie_secure option and introduced a new VarExporter component.
This week Symfony fixed some circular reference issues and improved the performance of the lint:xliff command. In addition, the Symfony and Twig certifications announced a special offer to get you certified with a 40% discount.