A Week of Symfony #789 (7-13 February 2022)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 6.1 version deprecated the $defaultName property in Console commands and added a new cache:pool:invalidate-tags command to ease the management of cache pools. Meanwhile, we discussed about bumping PHP to 8.1 in Symfony 6.1. Lastly, we announced the first speakers of SymfonyLive Paris 2022 and the Call for Papers for the international Symfony conferences.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 30 pull requests were merged (22 in code and 8 in docs) and 34 issues were closed (28 in code and 6 in docs). Excluding merges, 25 authors made 53,627 additions and 83,394 deletions. See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

8f7420c: [Cache] fix error handling when using Redis
f9a28fe: [Messenger] retain correlation id from AmqpEnvelope when retrying a message
a6aecb4: [FrameworkBundle] fix sorting bug in sorting of tagged services by priority
7fd9127: [Serializer] fix ignored callbacks in denormalization

5.4 changelog:

0fc8f7a: [Security] fix wrong authenticator class in debug logs
c5be706: [Serializer] ensuring end of line character apply with constructor settings in CSV encoder

6.1 changelog:

1211039: [Cache] add support for ACL auth in RedisAdapter
01d2d3e: [Console] deprecate the $defaultName property
34a265c: [Cache, FrameworkBundle] add cache:pool:invalidate-tags command
44db49f: [Security] add debug info about auth entry point

Newest issues and pull requests

[Serializer][RFC] Context object as an alternative to array builders
[HttpKernel] Provide a ForwardHelper as replacement for for AbstractController::forward

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 5.3.4
version with the following changes:

Use socket as env var for enabling Blackfire on local web server (@fabpot)
Update supported Platform.sh services (@fabpot)
Support the new Blackfire port (@fabpot)
Fix CS (@fabpot)
Don’t ignore –p12 in server:start (@pschultz)
Add a warning on server:start to warn about NOT using the web server in production (@fabpot)

SymfonyCasts Updates

SymfonyCasts is the official way to learn Symfony.
Select a track for a guided path through 100+ video tutorial courses about
Symfony, PHP and JavaScript.

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

(Video) EasyAdmin course, Chapter 9: Deep Field Configuration
(Video) EasyAdmin course, Chapter 10: Upload Fields
(Video) EasyAdmin course, Chapter 11: Controlling the „Formatted Value“
(Video) EasyAdmin course, Chapter 12: The AssociationField

They talked about us

Fastest Symfony authentication – AWS Cognito integration
Symfony Routing with Attributes (standalone)
How to Build and Distribute Beautiful Command-Line Applications with PHP and Composer
Symfony Station Communiqué – 11 February 2022
Decoupling frontend and backend development — The easy way!
Symfony 5+ error logging handlers explained
Shopware 6 development recap
How does Symfony decide what content type to return in a response?

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