The new Symfony UUID polyfill can replace the UUID PECL package entirely when you can't or don't want to install the PECL package.
In Symfony 4.4, the YAML syntax of method calls has been simplified, you have better control of errors when decorating services and you can also define different priorities for tagged services.
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.
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.
Symfony 4.4 will include a new lint:container command to check that arguments injected into services match their type declarations.
Symfony 4.4 includes a new method to anonymize IP addresses so you can comply with the GDPR and CCPA regulations.
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.
As part of the efforts of the diversity initiative we are looking at ways to make the experience for everyone more enjoyable and to make it easier for newcomers to get a foothold in the community. So one of the things we want to help achieve is to allow people to build networks. Since not everyone is a natural at this we would like to highlight to concrete ways in which we hope to make it easier for everyone: Conference buddies and sticker.
The contents of the new book about Symfony 5 have been completed on time. Read the full table of contents and find out other surprising facts about the book.
In Symfony 4.4, two new methods will allow you to better control how the progress bars are redrawn in console commands.
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.
Symfony 4.4 will include a new WeekType form field to deal with week numbers as defined in the ISO 8601 standard.
In Symfony 4.4, forms can style checkboxes with Bootstrap's custom switches.