A Week of Symfony #615 (8-14 October 2018)

This week development activity increased in preparation for the upcoming release of Symfony 4.2. We simplified form extensions to no longer require any configuration, improved the Finder component to allow reversing the previous sorting and added new features to the profiler to display logs context and allow to filter logs by level. Symfony development highlights…

New in Symfony 4.2: Auto-secure cookies

Contributed by Nicolas Grekas in #28447 and #28446. In PHP, setting the secure parameter to true in the setcookie() or session_set_cookie_params() functions make cookies to be sent only when the connection is secure and uses HTTPS. In Symfony applications you can control this behavior with the framework.session.cookie_secure option, which is a boolean that defaults to…

Symfony Loves PHP conference 2018 starts today!

It’s with a great pleasure that we’ll meet the North American Symfony community in San Francisco during 2 great days of conference on October 11th and 12th. We have the pleasure to welcome 13 fabulous speakers at the Symfony Loves PHP conference, formerly called SymfonyLive USA! We changed our conference name and focus to enable…

New in Symfony 4.2: Improved form type extensions

Contributed by Christian Flothmann in #24530. Form type extensions allow you to modify any existing form field types. They are used to add a specific feature to a single form type (e.g. adding a "download" feature to the FileType field type) and to add a generic feature to several field types at once. In Symfony…

The SymfonyLive Paris 2019 website is online!

Last week, we announced the dates of the next edition of the French SymfonyLive conference, March 28-29. Today we’re very pleased to announce that the conference website is now online! Early bird registration is open as well as the Call For Papers. You can start submit your talk proposals (in French) for the conference. CFP…

A Week of Symfony #614 (1-7 October 2018)

This week, Symfony 3.4.17 and 4.1.6 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, we continued deprecating features in preparation for the upcoming Symfony 4.2 version, such as simple_preauth and simple_form and the “–env” and “–no-debug” console options. Lastly, next week the Symfony Loves PHP USA 2018 conference will gather the American Symfony and PHP communities in San…

SensioLabsConnect becomes SymfonyConnect

Introduced in November 2011, SensioLabsConnect is the social network for the Symfony community. It provides authentication for Symfony related services like SymfonyInsight and SymfonyCasts and it rewards users with badges for their actions (such as a badge for contributing to the docs, a badge for attending a conference, or a badge for being certified, etc.)…