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.
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.
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.