During the last weeks, the symfony core team has spent a lot of time polishing the documentation:
"The Definitive Guide to symfony" book is being actively updated to take into account the differences between symfony 1.0 and symfony 1.1. As of now, most of the new features are already documented and the last remaining changes will occur before the release of the 1.1 final version.
Along side the symfony book work, we're writing some "How Tos" for symfony 1.1. These tutorials will be first published on this blog and will also be added to the symfony Cookbook. The first one has been published last week and it explains "How to use Propel 1.3 in symfony 1.1".
We've re-enabled the translation feature of the symfony documentation as it was one of the most frequent request. So, the symfony documentation is now available in several languages. This also means that the askeet tutorial is browseable again in Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Indonesian, Korean, and Portuguese.
The API documentation has also been tweaked. There is a new search box to help you find any symfony class or method by its name. The search is quite fast and flexible thanks to the autocomplete feature (see some example below).
As of 1.1, symfony supports both Propel and Doctrine as an ORM. As a lot of people are already using Doctrine, we're working on adapting the symfony documentation for Doctrine. The symfony 1.0 "My First Project" tutorial is now available for Propel or Doctrine. More tutorials will be adapted in the near future.
symfony 1.1 is bundled with a brand new form framework. As this new feature is quite powerful, and the features it provides are quite huge and flexible, we've decided to write a whole book on the subject. The first four chapters are almost finished and will be published next week.
All those activities represents a tremendous amount of work and any help is very welcome. If you want to write tutorials for symfony 1.1, update the current documentation, or translate some of them, please contact me.
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