Living on the Edge
A series of posts showcasing the new features introduced by each Symfony version.
Symfony defines several bridges to abstract third-party libraries such as Doctrine, Monolog, Swiftmailer and Twig. In Symfony 2.7 we added a new bridge for PHPUnit.
In Symfony 2.7 we made the VarDumper component dump() function easier to use and we also improved the dumping of complex variables such as PHP reflection classes.
The Form and Validator components are one of the largest Symfony components. In Symfony 2.7 we improved them by adding new features and deprecating some existing features.
The DependencyInjection component allows you to standardize and centralize the way objects are constructed in your PHP applications. This component is used to create the service container, which is the biggest contributor to the extensibility of the Symfony framework. Symfony 2.7 improves this component with new features but it also removes some of its current features.
The Choice Form Type is one of the most advanced form types defined by Symfony. In Symfony 2.7 this form type has been completely refactored to support dynamic generation for labels, values, indexes and attributes.
Symfony 2.7 includes countless code tweaks and improvements. A lot of them are minor changes that will increase your day-to-day productivity. In this article we introduce seven of those small but nice features.
In addition to high impact changes and big features, the new Symfony versions always add tweaks and minor improvements across its codebase. In this article you'll learn about three small security-related changes that will improve your day-to-day productivity as developer.
In Symfony project we believe that all the information relevant to developers should be one click away. That's why in Symfony 2.7 we've added a new panel with Twig information in the web debug toolbar.
In Symfony 2.7, the Symfony Serializer component has been greatly improved with lots of new features. This article introduces the most important ones.
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