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A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #765 (23-29 August 2021)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on fixing various bugs across its entire codebase and implementing some minor new features for the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version.

A Week of Symfony #764 (16-22 August 2021)

This week, Symfony announced the end of the Swiftmailer project in favor of the Symfony Mailer project. Meanwhile, the bundles doc section introduced a redesign that will be used in the future in the entire Symfony docs section.

A Week of Symfony #763 (9-15 August 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 deprecated some helper methods in AbstractController which weren't strictly related to HTTP. In addition, it deprecated the remaining usages of anonymous users in the Security system. Finally, a new Path class was added to the Filesystem component to ease the handling of file paths.

A Week of Symfony #762 (2-8 August 2021)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version added new integrations to the Notifier component, marked the Request::get() method as internal and introduced a smooth upgrade path for security factories. In addition, the free community-provided Symfony support was moved to GitHub Discussions.

A Week of Symfony #761 (26 July - 1 August 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.29, 5.2.14 and 5.3.6 maintenance versions were released. This was the last release for the 5.2.x branch; if your projects are still using it, please consider upgrading them to Symfony 5.3..

A Week of Symfony #760 (19-25 July 2021)

This week, Symfony development focused again on adding PHP types, which requires adding first all the missing return annotations in lower branches and then adding types to all private, internal, final and test methods in upper branches. In addition, the Logs panel of the Symfony Profiler was redesigned to make it more powerful and simpler to use.

A Week of Symfony #759 (12-18 July 2021)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on adding more types to private properties of all components in the upcoming 6.0 version. Meanwhile, Symfony 5.4 introduced a change to better differentiate between system and app cache directories.

A Week of Symfony #758 (5-11 July 2021)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on adding more types, including union types, to all components in the upcoming 6.0 version. Meanwhile, Symfony 5.4 added support for the scalar backed enumerations defined by PHP 8.1.

A Week of Symfony #757 (28 June - 4 July 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.26, 5.2.11 and 5.3.3 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, Symfony deprecated the configuration of tags on RegisterListenersPass and continued adding types, including union types when possible, across the entire codebase.

A Week of Symfony #756 (21-27 June 2021)

This week, Symfony development activity focused on fixing bugs across its entire codebase. Meanwhile, the ephemeral Symfony online store announced that it will close at the end of the month. Don't miss this last opportunity to get your official Symfony swag!