A Week of Symfony #778 (22-28 November 2021)

This week, Symfony 4.4.35 and 5.3.12 releases were published to address some potential security vulnerabilities. In addition, Symfony 5.4.0-RC1 and 6.0.0-RC1 were published in preparation for their imminent stable release. Lastly, Symfony announced the last days of its Black Friday 2021 deals which end on November 29.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 64 pull requests were merged (41 in code and 23 in docs) and 41 issues were closed (38 in code and 3 in docs). Excluding merges, 22 authors made 2,091 additions and 311 deletions. See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

0561fb0: [VarExporter] fix exporting declared but unset properties when __sleep() is implemented
26faa3a: [Process] exclude argv/argc from possible default env vars
c552709: [HttpClient] fix closing curl multi handle when destructing client

5.3 changelog:

a4f132e: [Console] default ansi option to null
04b0574: [Cache] fix connecting to local Redis sockets
c236dfe: [Notifier] fix AllMySms bridge body content

5.4 changelog:

21c3dc1: replace PHP_EOL by n to generate same code on Win/Lin
d761777: allow v3 contracts where possible
5cff780: [Console] add Suggestion class for more advanced completion suggestion

6.0 changelog:

4cf8dc3: [FrameworkBundle] fix enable_annotations wrong check for validation config
504c051: [Messenger] implement abstract process method for BatchHandlerTrait
0ece1c6: [Messenger] reorganize abstract private method

Newest issues and pull requests

Support Enum as workflow places
Add an initialize method to workflows
[ErrorHandler] Support the @final annotation on constants in DebugClassLoader
VERP support in Symfony mailer
A more expressive way to configure the handling of Workflow transitions

SymfonyCasts Updates

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

(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 24: Fetching the User Object
(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 25: Custom User Methods & the User in a Service
(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 26: Role Hierarchy

They talked about us

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Rate limit your Symfony APIs!
Building Restful APIs with Symfony 5 and PHP 8
Twig – The Ultimate Guide to the Premier PHP Templating Language
What is PHP Framework Symfony? Explained for executives
Symfony Station Communique – 26 November 2021
Ce qu’apporte Symfony 5.4

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