This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.3 version added a ConsoleCommand attribute and an EventListener attribute to help configure those when using PHP 8. In addition, it added an autoconfigure attribute to also help define autoconfiguration rules in PHP 8. Finally, Symfony added a debug:firewall command to inspect all the information about security firewalls.
This week, Symfony Panther 1.0 was released, adding many features and improvements to this browser testing and web scraping library. Meanwhile, the Symfony 5 book was updated for Symfony 5.2. Finally, the upcoming Symfony conferences made a last call for submitting speaking and training proposals.
This week, Symfony added a new shortcut to render forms and set the needed HTTP status code when the form contains errors. In addition, Symfony appointed Oskar Stark as a new member of the Symfony Core team and it published an update on the diversity initiative.
This week, Symfony added support for binary/negatable options in console commands and introduced a feature in PhpUnitBridge to log deprecations into a file. In addition, it fixed some PHP 8 compatibility in DependencyInjection component and added future PHP 8.1 compatibility in VarDumper component.
This week, Symfony development activity focused on fixing some small issues. In addition, we published the Symfony 2020 Year in Review to summarize the Symfony activity during the past year.
Summary of the weekly activity of the Symfony community from 21 to 27 of December 2020.