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

Filter by version: 6.1 6.0-5.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 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: Dependency Injection Improvements (Part 1)

In Symfony 4.4, the Dependency Injection component allows to bind tagged services, use base64url values in env vars, ignore errors when importing files and dump the entire container in a single file.

New in Symfony 4.4: Improved dump() Calls in the Console

In Symfony 4.4, the Console commands display a clickable marker to find the file and line where the dump() or dd() calls were made.

New in Symfony 4.4: Service Container Linter

Symfony 4.4 will include a new lint:container command to check that arguments injected into services match their type declarations.

New in Symfony 4.4: IP Address Anonymizer

Symfony 4.4 includes a new method to anonymize IP addresses so you can comply with the GDPR and CCPA regulations.

New in Symfony 4.4: HttpClient Improvements

In Symfony 4.4, the HttpClient component added lots of new features to make debugging easier, to improve interoperability with other libraries, to add NTLM authentication and to improve buffering and JSON requests.

New in Symfony 4.4: Better Control of Console Progress Bars

In Symfony 4.4, two new methods will allow you to better control how the progress bars are redrawn in console commands.

New in Symfony 4.4: Cache Improvements

In Symfony 4.4, you can use URL DSN to configure PDO adapters, deleting cache items will be much faster, configuring chained cache pools will be simpler and new marshallers will reduce the space needed to store contents.

New in Symfony 4.4: Week Form Type

Symfony 4.4 will include a new WeekType form field to deal with week numbers as defined in the ISO 8601 standard.

New in Symfony 4.4: Bootstrap Custom Switches

In Symfony 4.4, forms can style checkboxes with Bootstrap's custom switches.

New in Symfony 4.4: Lazy Firewalls

In Symfony 4.4, stateful firewalls only create the user object when the application actually uses it, allowing more responses to be cacheable and improving the application performance.