A Week of Symfony #775 (1-7 November 2021)

This week, Symfony 5.4.0-BETA1 and 6.0.0-BETA1 versions were published in preparation for their final release at the end of November 2021. We also published the first articles about the new features of Symfony 5.4. Lastly, we announced more speakers for the upcoming SymfonyWorld Online 2021 Winter Edition conference (December 9-10, 2021).

Symfony development highlights

This week, 74 pull requests were merged (63 in code and 11 in docs) and 41 issues were closed (33 in code and 8 in docs). Excluding merges, 30 authors made 12,301 additions and 4,755 deletions. See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

897d2c9: [VarDumper] make dumping DateInterval instances timezone-independent
f5f0f0a: [Intl] update the ICU data to 70.1
7eeafa1: [VarExporter] escape unicode chars involved in directionality
1cb6934: [SecurityBundle] default access_decision_manager.strategy option with merge
4f1c67a: [DependencyInjection] only allow ReflectionNamedType for ServiceSubscriberTrait

5.3 changelog:

a063a28: [Runtime] fix defining APP_DEBUG when Dotenv is not enabled
07a891f: [Asset, Security] fix leftover deprecations PHP 8.1

5.4 changelog:

2468cc9: [Doctrine Bridge] determine attribute or annotation type for directories
38aad7d: [Finder] add .gitignore nested negated patterns support
d61b14f: [WebProfilerBundle] load toolbar forever but allow users to cancel
1ac8946: [Security] make the abstract Voter class implement CacheableVoterInterface
0abd898: [Console] open CompleteCommand for custom outputs
873e8ab: [Routing] add support for aliasing routes
19db81c: [PropertyInfo] support the list pseudo-type
908d84d: [Security] add getter for attributes property
8a9e826: [FrameworkBundle] fix logic in workflow:dump between workflow name and workflow id
ff8aae7: [Yaml] revert using functions provided by polyfill packages
63f5e27: [DependencyInjection] fix support for unions/intersections together with ServiceSubscriberInterface
f377018: add completion for debug:twig
6d4e4bd: [FrameworkBundle] add completion for workflow:dump
0828a91: [Messenger] add completion to command messenger:consume
e29d9fa: [Framework] add completion to debug:container
781508d: [Messenger] add command completion for failed messages
7acf15e: add completion for DebugAutowiring search argument
d77697c: add completion for DebugConfig name and path arguments

6.0 changelog:

60d12a9: [TwigBundle] add types to private properties
c3ba8a4: [FrameworkBundle] add types to private properties
3f66185: [Security] add types to private properties
aaf4c32: [HttpKernel] make sure a serialized DumpDataCollector can be unserialized
81357bf: [HttpKernel] make sure FileLinkFormatter can be serialized

SymfonyCasts Updates

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These were some of the most relevant SymfonyCasts updates
of the week:

(Video) Symfony 5 Security: Authenticators, Chapter 9: When Authentication Fails
(Video) Symfony 5 Security: Authenticators, Chapter 10: Customize Error Messages & Adding Logout
(Video) Symfony 5 Security: Authenticators, Chapter 11: Giving Users Passwords
(Video) Symfony 5 Security: Authenticators, Chapter 12: Hashing Plain Passwords & PasswordCredentials
(Video) Symfony 5 Security: Authenticators, Chapter 13: Security Listener System & Csrf Protection

Newest issues and pull requests

[Form] Entry block prefix generalization in CollectionType
[Workflow] Unable to get transition definition by its name

They talked about us

Symfony Station Communique — 5 November 2021. A Look at Symfony and PHP News
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