A Week of Symfony #834 (19-25 December 2022)

This week, the upcoming Symfony 6.3 version added lots of new features, such as support for nesting autowiring-related attributes, allow to use HttpStatus attribute to set status code and headers for HTTP exceptions, introduce a feature to strip emojis in text contents and new methods for Clock component. In addition, Symfony published the Symfony Book updated for Symfony 6.2.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 40 pull requests were merged (33 in code and 7 in docs) and 37 issues were closed (26 in code and 11 in docs). Excluding merges, 30 authors made 6,550 additions and 353 deletions. See details for code and docs.

5.4 changelog:

ff94390: Add compatibility with doctrine/annotations 2
4e26f68: [Workflow] allow spaces in place names so the PUML dump doesn’t break
f3b892d: [Validator] fix IBAN format for Tunisia and Mauritania
2aedd16: [VarExporter] fix exporting classes with __unserialize() but not __serialize()
4362f6e: use static methods inside data providers
4eb8013: [Cache] RedisTrait::createConnection does not pass auth value from redis sentinel cluster DSN
e7ec8a6: [CssSelector] fix escape patterns

6.2 changelog:

4d5d6ba: [SecurityBundle] prevent RuntimeException on profiler
d43ba3b: [VarExporter] generate proxies for static abstract methods
8d7a37a: [PropertyAccess] fix nullsafe chain like x?.y
ca27741: [Translation] fix undefined variable messages in ConstraintVisitor

6.3 changelog:

5ae4dc4: [WebProfilerBundle] add a title and img role to SVG of the web debug toolbar
52b5bb7: [Yaml] add flag to dump numeric key as string
be1dfc7: [DependencyInjection] add support for nesting autowiring-related attributes into #[Autowire(…)]
65e65ac: [HttpKernel] allow using #[HttpStatus] for setting status code and headers for HTTP exceptions
ecf5f63: [Security] make login redirection logic available to programmatic login
fcfca3e: [Messenger] do not return fallback senders when other senders were already found
a826eb3: [FrameworkBundle, Messenger] add support for namespace wildcard in Messenger routing
5bfb260: [Clock] add Clock class and now() function
4586963: remove calls to AnnotationRegistry::registerLoader()
85590ec: [Security] add generics to PasswordUpgraderInterface
dfcb811: [HttpKernel] resolve DateTime value using the Clock
ad892c1: [Intl] add a special locale to strip emojis easily with EmojiTransliterator
8cc74f1: [Notifier] GoogleChat CardsV1 is deprecated we must use cardsV2 instead
ff6913e: [DependencyInjection] deprecate integer keys in service_locator config
50a1641: [FrameworkBundle] deprecate framework:exceptions XML tag
24fdf38: [Validator] add getConstraint() method to ConstraintViolationInterface
9df40aa: [SecurityBundle] rename firewalls.logout.csrf_token_generator to firewalls.logout.csrf_token_manager
e9870a4: [DependencyInjection] target Attribute must fail if the target does not exist

Newest issues and pull requests

[Routing] Route name should not be a number
[CssSelector] Add support for :is() and :where()
[CssSelector] Add support for :scope selectors
[String] Add kebab() to methods to Change Case

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 5.4.20
version with the following changes:

Expose the CLI version and binary name when running console, php and composer wrappers (@tucksaun)
Change book requirements to match for the Symfony 6.2 version (@fabpot)
Add support for PHP version selection based on config.platform.php in composer.json (@tucksaun)
Add local:proxy:url command (@Kocal)
Fix only force Git main branch name for new project when –cloud is used (@tucksaun)
Fix Local Sever should respect the daemon option from .symfony.local.yaml (@tucksaun)

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) Netgen Layouts: Building Pages with Symfony, Chapter 20: Block Views & View Types
(Video) Netgen Layouts: Building Pages with Symfony, Chapter 21: Deep Dive into Item Views

They talked about us

Symfony Station Communiqué – 23 December 2022
How to use Symfony messenger to consume RabbitMQ messages (with example)
Creating a one endpoint api with PHP and Symfony (Part 4)
What Is Sulu & Why Do Developers Choose This Symfony CMS?
Migrate a Symfony app from heroku to Fly.io
How To Build Activity Log Using Doctrine Events
Populate default data in Sulu CMS

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