This week, more than 100 pull requests were merged across the board to fix bugs and merge new features. The upcoming Symfony 5.2 version added support for pseudo-localization, Mailer and Notifier components added compatibility with new third-party services and a new build/ directory was added to separate it from the cache directory. In addition, the Symfony 5 book added new languages.
This week, Symfony postponed SymfonyCon Disneyland Paris conference until next year and announced SymfonyWorld 2020, a new world-wide online conference. In addition, the first translations of the Symfony 5 book were published for free on Symfony website.
This week, Symfony 3.4.43, 4.4.11, 5.0.11 and 5.1.3 maintenance versions were released. Symfony 5.0.11 is the last version for the Symfony 5.0 branch, so you should upgrade to Symfony 5.1. In addition, the Symfony 5 book published a new translation in Japanese: 基礎から最速で学ぶ Symfony 5 入門.
This week, Symfony added future compatibility with Doctrine DBAL 3 in Cache component and PHP 8 stack traces in Cache and Config components. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 5.2 version added support for non-ASCII chars in email addresses and a feature to allow overriding the default non-debug template.
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.
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.