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Living on the Edge

A series of posts showcasing the new features introduced by each Symfony version.

Filter by version: 5.0-4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0-3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0-2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0

New in Symfony 4.4: Password Migrations

In Symfony 4.4, user passwords can be rehashed automatically when a better hashing algorithm is available.

New in Symfony 4.4: PHPUnit Assertions for Email Messages

In Symfony 4.4, you can use new PHPUnit assertions to test the email messages and their contents.

New in Symfony 4.4: Messenger Middleware to Clear Doctrine Entity Manager

In Symfony 4.4, the Messenger component added a new middleware to clear the Doctrine entity manager when a message is consumed to avoid memory leaks and side-effects.

New in Symfony 4.4: Improved Type Constraint

In Symfony 4.4, the Type constraint can check that the given value type is one of several possible types.

New in Symfony 4.4: New DomCrawler Methods

In Symfony 4.4, the DomCrawler component will add three new methods called matches(), closest() and outerHtml() and it will add a new feature to remove all white spaces from text.

New in Symfony 4.4: Signing and Encrypting Email Messages

In Symfony 4.4, the Mailer and Mime components will add support for signing an encrypting email messages to improve their integrity and security.

New in Symfony 4.3: Mailer component

Symfony 4.3 added a new Mailer component with support for local SMTP servers, third-party mailing services (Amazon, Mailgun, Google, etc.) and the option to send emails asynchronously.

New in Symfony 4.3: Extracting Translation Contents from PHP Files

In Symfony 4.3, the translation:update command has been improved to also extract translation contents from PHP files.

New in Symfony 4.3: Timezone improvements

Symfony 4.3 will improve support of timezones in the Intl, Validator and Form components.

New in Symfony 4.3: Native password encoder

Symfony 4.3 introduces a new native password encoder to auto-select the best possible hashing algorithm available to hash user passwords.