New in Symfony 4.1: Misc. improvements (part 2)
In Symfony 4.1, the CountryType, CurrencyType, LanguageType and
LocaleType form fields define a new
choice_translation_locale option to
change the locale used to translate their lists of elements. In previous Symfony
versions, elements were always translated to the current locale:
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$formBuilder->add('country', CountryType::class, [ // translate elements into Spanish, regardless of the current locale 'choice_translation_locale' => 'es', ]);
Added a command to delete cache pool items¶
In Symfony 4.1, there is a new
cache:pool:delete command that allows you to
delete specific items from the cache pool. This is mostly useful while developing
the application, to not delete the entire cache pool when you only need to clear
$ php bin/console cache:pool:delete <cache-pool-name> <cache-key-name>
Use custom functions in
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# config/packages/security.yaml security: # ... access_control: - path: ^/_internal/secure allow_if: "'127.0.0.1' == request.getClientIp() or has_role('ROLE_ADMIN')"
In Symfony 4.1,
allow_if expressions can also include any
custom ExpressionLanguage functions defined in your application.
dd() debug helper¶
Using a debugger connected to your code editor is the best way to debug your
applications. However, sometimes a call to the dump() function can be as
effective as the debugger and much faster to execute. In Symfony 4.1 we
introduced a helper called
dd() that dumps the given information and stops
the application immediately, which is a common workflow when debugging apps:
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dd($user, $request); // equivalent to: // dump($user, $request); exit(1);
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