A Week of Symfony #779 (29 November – 5 December 2021)

This week, Symfony 5.4.0 and 6.0.0 stable versions were released. In addition, SymfonyInsight announced its support for PHP 8.1. Finally, the SymfonyWorld Online conference is coming next week.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 60 pull requests were merged (43 in code and 17 in docs) and 45 issues were closed (41 in code and 4 in docs). Excluding merges, 34 authors made 55,747 additions and 70,478 deletions. See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

cacce1c: [Debug, ErrorHandler] increase the reserved memory from 10k to 32k
382cde2: [Validator] fix validation for single level domains
daba023: [HttpClient] fix handling error info in MockResponse
e0cadfb: [DoctrineBridge] fix calling get_class on non-object
e9acd68: [Doctrine Bridge] prevent infinite nesting of lazy ObjectManager instances when ObjectManager is reset

5.3 changelog:

7fd34c4: [Security] do not overwrite already stored tokens for REMOTE_USER authentication
c19bc94: [Translation] fix idempotency of LocoProvider write method
af596bf: [Messenger] leverage DBAL’s getNativeConnection() method

5.4 changelog:

0ac7aa2: [Framework] add completion to debug:event-dispatcher
4a07e06: [Lock] create lock table if it does not exist
9858ad7: [HttpFoundation] fix SessionHandlerFactory using connections
e8babbd: [HttpKernel] fix sending Vary Accept-Language when appropriate
a57a342: [Security] document deprecations in PreAuthenticatedToken
ea88d80: [SecurityBundle] don’t rely on deprecated strategy constants

6.0 changelog:

7fd34c4: [Security] do not overwrite already stored tokens for REMOTE_USER authentication
8c68599: [SecurityBundle] fix invalid reference with always_authenticate_before_granting
5c4e684: [HttpKernel] fix using FileLinkFormatter after serialization

Newest issues and pull requests

[Translation] Send If-Modified-Since or If-None-Match header when pulling translations

SymfonyCasts Updates

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

(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 27: Impersonation: switch_user
(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 28: User API & the Serializer
(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 29: To use API Token Authentication or Not?
(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 30: Registration Form
(Video) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 31: Manual Authentication

They talked about us

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Symfony Station Communique — 3 December 2021. A Look at Symfony and PHP News

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