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A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #705 (29 June - 5 July 2020)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on fixing bugs. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.2 version added a feature to turn HttpClient responses into PHP streams and the Symfony Profiler added a new Session profiling feature. Lastly, SymfonyInsight announced a free webinar about setting up quality processes with Symfony.

A Week of Symfony #704 (22-28 June 2020)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.2 version finished the migration of its internal configuration from XML to PHP thanks to a massive effort from the Symfony community. Meanwhile, Symfony 5.2 also introduced some new options to configure HTTP Cache and configure Trusted Proxies using semantic configuration, without having to modify the front controller.

A Week of Symfony #703 (15-21 June 2020)

This week Symfony 5.1.2 maintenance version was released. Meanwhile, the new official Symfony store was launched with great success. Finally, the upcoming Symfony 5.2 version continued migrating its internal configuration from XML to PHP.

A Week of Symfony #702 (8-14 June 2020)

This week, Symfony 3.4.42, 4.4.10, 5.0.10 and 5.1.1 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.2 version added support for true colors in the Console, continued improving async features in HttpClient and started moving config from XML to PHP thanks to a massive community effort.

A Week of Symfony #701 (1-7 June 2020)

This week, Symfony introduced the Symfony 5 certification exam and other important improvements for the certification program. Meanwhile, development activity focused on fixing the bugs reported since the recent release of Symfony 5.1.

A Week of Symfony #700 (25-31 May 2020)

This week Symfony 5.1 was released. This major version contains hundreds of tweaks and improvements and tens of nice new features. Symfony also released its 3.4.41, 4.4.9 and 5.0.9 maintenance versions. In addition, this week we published the 700th issue of "A Week of Symfony". Thanks for reading us every week for more than 13 years, making it one of the longest-running blog series in the entire software industry.

A Week of Symfony #699 (18-24 May 2020)

This week, development activity focused on fixing some bugs and polishing some of the new features introduced in the upcoming Symfony 5.1 version, which will be released next week. Meanwhile, Symfony 3.4 and all the other versions were updated to add compatibility with PHP 8, which will be released at the end of the year.

A Week of Symfony #698 (11-17 May 2020)

This week, Symfony published the first release candidate version of Symfony 5.1 so you can test it in your projects before the final release. Meanwhile, the Symfony 5 book published its simplified Chinese translation.

A Week of Symfony #697 (4-10 May 2020)

This week, Symfony released the first beta of Symfony 5.1.0, the upcoming version which will be released at the end of May 2020. Meanwhile, Symfony added a new mechanism to deprecate public services into private, a new way to automate the handling of schema differences and deprecated the Inflector component in favor of the String component.

A Week of Symfony #696 (27 April - 3 May 2020)

This week, Symfony 3.4.40, 4.4.8 and 5.0.8 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, the updated Security component removed the anonymous concept and a new Runtime component was proposed to decouple applications from global state. Finally, a new online conference in French was announced for May 7th 2020.