A Week of Symfony #810 (4-10 July 2022)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 6.2 version added a new feature to login users programmatically. In addition, it deprecated the recently added renderForm() method because it improved the render() method to deal with form variables.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 34 pull requests were merged (18 in code and 16 in docs) and 30 issues were closed (21 in code and 9 in docs). Excluding merges, 22 authors made 27,646 additions and 14,070 deletions. See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

d0230da: [HttpFoundation] add a missing comment for HTTP 451 status code
2670125: [HttpFoundation] fix TypeError on null $_SESSION in NativeSessionStorage::save()
6467fa4: [Mime] fix invalid DKIM signature with multiple parts
99f2ecc: [HttpFoundation] add session ID regex comment

6.2 changelog:

c7b5802: [FrameworkBundle] add deprecation when the session is not FlashBagAware
4675b31: [Serializer] fix AbstractObjectNormalizer
fc4e19b: [Serializer] cannot use Context attribute context in AdvancedNameConverterInterface::denormalize
473b5b2: [VarExporter] fix accessing readonly properties by reference
6243772: [Security] add a method in the security helper to ease programmatic login
7edbdf8: [FrameworkBundle] made AbstractController::render() able to deal with forms and deprecate renderForm()
2633877: [HttpKernel] add ControllerEvent::getAttributes() to handle attributes on controllers
1f73c49: [Console] fix console section output without newline
25c2bb1: [Translation] remove unneeded check and temporary variable

Newest issues and pull requests

[HttpKernel] HttpCache Store cache key algorithm speed improvement
[Messenger] Make default config for retry strategy
[DoctrineMessenger, Postgres] Postgres LISTEN/NOTIFY improvements
[Translation] Search for keys also in controller methods

They talked about us

Symfony Station Communiqué – 8 July 2022
How to Automatically Add Return Type Declarations without Breaking Your Code
Send Symfony logs to Slack with Symfony Notifier (as a Monolog handler)
Creating a Symfony project from zero to success in 52 weeks (week 1)
Symfony Doctrine Nasıl Kullanılır ?

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 5.4.12
version with the following changes:

Remove Go Fish support as it has been deprecated (@fabpot)
Append a trailing slash to Elasticsearch URL (@tucksaun)
Add Cloudsmith support (@fabpot)

SymfonyCasts Updates

SymfonyCasts is the official way to learn Symfony.
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Symfony, PHP and JavaScript.

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

(Video) Symfony 6 Fundamentals: Services, Config & Environments, Chapter 10: The „prod“ Environment
(Video) Symfony 6 Fundamentals: Services, Config & Environments, Chapter 11: Creating a Service

SymfonyCasts also announced that a new course about Design Patterns for Fun and Proficiency is in the planning stages.

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