A Week of Symfony #766 (30 August – 5 September 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.30 and 5.3.7 maintenance versions were released. Meanwhile, Symfony continued fixing minor issues related to the upcoming PHP 8.1 version. Finally, the upcoming Symfony 5.4 version added a feature to allow autoconfigurable attributes on methods, properties and parameters.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 36 pull requests were merged (23 in code and 13 in docs) and 29 issues were closed (24 in code and 5 in docs). See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

460fd35: [VarExporter] suppress deprecations for legacy fixtures
1b496a0: fix tests failing with DBAL 3
ced4415: [HttpKernel] fix empty timeline in profiler
1e2bf5d: [Cache] fix implicit float to int cast

5.3 changelog:

0d46efc: [DependencyInjection] fix circular reference in autowired decorators
8978de7: [Framework] clean „about“ command help after Environment section was removed

5.4 changelog:

a05b6a3: [DependencyInjection] autoconfigurable attributes on methods, properties and parameters
3c40300: [Security] do not deauthenticate token on user change if not an AbstractToken
6e4758e: [Translation] throw exception if symfony/finder is not installed for PhpExtractor
cdccf26: [Security] avoid extra warning when preloading file when EL is not installed

6.0 changelog:

460fd35: [VarExporter] suppress deprecations for legacy fixtures
3c40300: [Security] do not deauthenticate token on user change if not an AbstractToken
90a3e45: [SecurityBundle] remove invalid template variable for Debug collector

Symfony CLI

Symfony CLI is a must-have tool when developing
Symfony applications on your local machine. It includes the
Symfony Local Server,
the best way to run local Symfony applications. This week Symfony CLI released
its new 4.25.9
version with the following changes:

Add https://github.com/fabpot/local-php-security-checker to the tools deployed on SymfonyCloud
Convert some panics into proper errors
Improve performance slightly when running Symfony CLI on SymfonyCloud v2
Remove SensioCloud env vars support

Newest issues and pull requests

[RateLimiter] Support long intervals (1 month, 1 year)
[Testing] KernelBrowser::loginUser and subsequent requests

They talked about us

Ultimate Guide to Symfony Components (2021)
How to dynamically validate some data with Symfony Validator
Send messages from Node app to Symfony using RabbitMQ
Mocking your APIs in a Symfony Project

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