A Week of Symfony #626 (24-30 December 2018)

The last week of 2018 showed a low development activity. The upcoming Symfony 4.3 added a new option to force adding the trailing route parameters and there was a new proposal to add configurable argument value resolvers. Symfony development highlights This week, 20 pull requests were merged (14 in code and 6 in docs) and…

A Week of Symfony #625 (17-23 December 2018)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version improved debug:autowiring to make it work without PHPdoc reflection and continued adding links in the console to improve the developer experience. In addition, Symfony explained its business model for the next year and it announced the workshops of the first 2019 conferences in Lille and Paris. Symfony development…

New in FixturesBundle: Group your Fixtures

Contributed by Ryan Weaver in #260. DoctrineFixturesBundle, the bundle that integrates Doctrine’s data fixtures library in Symfony applications, has just released its 3.1.0 version. The most important new feature of this version is the possibility of organizing your fixtures in groups to load some but not all of them. This is configured using the getGroups()…

New in Symfony 4.3: Console Hyperlinks

Symfony 4.3 will be released in May 2019. This is the first article of the series that shows the most important new features introduced by this Symfony version. Contributed by Gabriel Ostrolucký in #29168. Creating advanced Console interfaces is important for lots of applications, even those which are not Console based but include some commands…

A business model for Symfony

I’ve been working on Symfony for the last 14 years! Next year will be “year 15” for me. That’s huge. I’m very grateful for the whole experience, and I would never have dreamed of such a ride. I want more! Symfony popularity is still growing after all the years. Adoption is rising. Numbers are staggering.…

A Week of Symfony #624 (10-16 December 2018)

This week Symfony announced that there will be nine official Symfony conferences in 2019 in eight countries and three continents. Meanwhile, the work on the upcoming Symfony 4.3 started with the addition of new features like hyperlinks support in the console. Symfony development highlights This week, 47 pull requests were merged (40 in code and…

SymfonyTour 2019

The SymfonyTour 2018 is now over! We ended this wonderful Tour of Symfony conferences last week at the amazing SymfonyCon in Lisbon. With 900+ attendees during 2 days of fantastic conferences, fabulous speakers, great sponsors and a few Pasteis de Nata, all wrapped up in the Portuguese atmosphere: it was the best way to end…

SymfonyCon Lisbon 2018 was a blast!

Last week, the Symfony Community met in Lisbon, Portugal, for the international Symfony conference from December 6th to 8th in the great Marriott hotel. We were super pleased to welcome more than 900 people, more than 25 speakers and our amazing sponsors. A full week of Symfony took place last week in the wonderful city…

Local Web Server Reloaded for Symfony Apps

The new Symfony binary introduced as part of SymfonyCloud will be a key piece of the Symfony developer experience. During his SymfonyCon Lisbon 2018 keynote, Fabien unveiled more of its amazing new features. Symfony’s binary provides a local web server that supports HTTP/2, uses PHP-FPM when possible and generates TLS certificates for local apps automatically.…