A week of Symfony

A weekly summary of everything that happened around Symfony development.

A Week of Symfony #634 (18-24 February 2019)

This week, Symfony Flex 1.2 was released, simplifying the update of recipes, improving the handling of .env files and allowing to define conflicting recipes. Meanwhile, the final schedule for the SymfonyLive Paris 2019 conference was published.

A Week of Symfony #633 (11-17 February 2019)

This week, a coordinated community effort updated the Symfony translation files for lots of languages (we're still looking for contributors for some European and Asian languages). Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version added a JSON validator and improved the form translation.

A Week of Symfony #632 (4-10 February 2019)

This week, Symfony 3.4.22 and 4.2.3 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, development activity mostly focused on fixing Form bugs and fixing compatibility with PhpUnit 8. Lastly, more details were announced for the SymfonyLive Tunis 2019 conference and the registration was opened.

A Week of Symfony #631 (28 January - 3 February 2019)

This week, Symfony 4.1.11 was released, marking the end of regular releases for the 4.1 branch. In addition, the Symfony Security Bug Bounty started this week. Lastly, the first speakers of SymfonyLive Paris 2019 conference were announced.

A Week of Symfony #630 (21-27 January 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version added support for deprecating service aliases and introduced native PHP serialization for the Messenger transport. Meanwhile, the Symfony diversity initiative published the 2018 transparency report and other updates about the governance process and a call for donations. Finally, the SymfonyLive Warszawa 2019 conference opened its registration (Warsaw, Poland, June 13-14).

A Week of Symfony #629 (14-20 January 2019)

This week, Symfony finally made the switch to the short array notation on its entire codebase. In addition, a security bug bounty program was announced for the Symfony project. Finally, the schedule of SymfonyLive Lille 2019 conference was unveiled.

A Week of Symfony #628 (7-13 January 2019)

This week, thanks to the low development activity, we enabled the usage of the PHP short array notation on Symfony code. In the coming weeks we'll update all our code at once to minimize merge conflicts. Meanwhile, the community proposed some Security-related improvements about Remember me config and IS_AUTHENTICATED_* attributes.

A Week of Symfony #627 (31 December 2018 - 6 January 2019)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version added a new isFormValid() shortcut for controllers, introduced a new theme option for dump() contents and simplified form theming with a new block_prefix form field option.

A Week of Symfony #626 (24-30 December 2018)

The last week of 2018 showed a low development activity. The upcoming Symfony 4.3 added a new option to force adding the trailing route parameters and there was a new proposal to add configurable argument value resolvers.

A Week of Symfony #625 (17-23 December 2018)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version improved debug:autowiring to make it work without PHPdoc reflection and continued adding links in the console to improve the developer experience. In addition, Symfony explained its business model for the next year and it announced the workshops of the first 2019 conferences in Lille and Paris.