Living on the Edge
A series of posts showcasing the new features introduced by each Symfony version.
In Symfony 4.4, event listeners no longer require to define the event name in the service configuration and Doctrine entity listeners added support for __invoke() methods.
Symfony 4.4 will add support for Redis Sentinel and it will improve the Redis tag-aware cache to consume less memory and support up to 4 billion keys per tag.
In Symfony 4.4, commands will add new ways of displaying tabular data: horizontal tables and definition lists.
In Symfony 4.4, the Welcome Page displayed when you haven't configured any URL, has been revamped to show a better design and more useful resources.
In Symfony 4.4, user passwords can be rehashed automatically when a better hashing algorithm is available.
In Symfony 4.4, you can use new PHPUnit assertions to test the email messages and their contents.
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.
In Symfony 4.4, the Type constraint can check that the given value type is one of several possible types.
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.
In Symfony 4.4, the Mailer and Mime components will add support for signing an encrypting email messages to improve their integrity and security.