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A Week of Symfony #786 (17-23 January 2022)

This was a very intense week for Symfony: first we introduced the new Symfony 6 certification exam, then we announced a new and better way to start Symfony projects and finally, we updated Symfony Flex to provide fast, smart Flex recipe upgrades which will simplify a lot upgrading to newer Symfony versions.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 47 pull requests were merged (22 in code and 25 in docs) and 53 issues were closed (43 in code and 10 in docs). Excluding merges, 33 authors made 7,436 additions and 2,651 deletions. See details for code and docs.

4.4 changelog:

d560800: [Cache] set mtime of cache files 1 year into future if they do not expire
3838696: [Console] use STDOUT/ERR in ConsoleOutput to save opening too many file descriptors
d0a8092: [HttpClient] fix failed to open stream because of too many open files
a010891: [DependencyInjection]
b8656d4: [DependencyInjection] remove arbitratry limitation to exclude inline services from bindings
6e67c62: [Console] fix parsing escaped chars in StringInput

5.4 changelog:

6a52b66: [RateLimiter] implicit conversion fix

6.1 changelog:

37328e3: [Security] fix retrieving strategy for custom AccessDecisionManager
a4d6d4d: [Notifier] add Orange SMS bridge
6153815: [Notifier] add 46elks notifier bridge
0a92ead: [Notifier] added KazInfoTeh notifier bridge
ae3b078: [Routing] allow using UTF-8 parameter names
19e99a6: [Mailer] add downloadable attachments to profiler
1027fad: [Messenger] add sessionToken option to SQS transport
5c37c1f: [Routing] rnrich MissingMandatoryParametersException
86a7f94: [Console] remove needless check for disable_functions ini setting
1ebb5d9: [Form] add inputmode attribute on NumberType

Newest issues and pull requests

Load PHP (and XML) config automatically in Kernel
[HttpFoundation] Add support for remaining response cache control directives
[Translation] Entity constraints are not taken into account in the translation:extract
[PropertyInfo] Add support for generics
[Security] Authorization Matrix
Url Generator and encoding of slashes in query parameters

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 5.1.0,
5.2.0 and
5.2.1 versions
with the following changes:

Remove Scoop
Make Github actions more verbose
Fix TYPO in help: "poject" vs "project"
Deprecate the --full flag in favor of --webapp
Add support for Redis 6.2 on
Add local:security:check
Add cloud:organization:create and cloud:organization:delete support (alpha)
Add Symfony CLI to the package descriptions
Remove the version for the Symfony book
Remove some compat code from the closed sourced version
Remove some aliases to avoid confusion
Print Github hint on STDERR instead of STDOUT
Add --docker flag to symfony new
Fix support for shortcut names on psh commands
Ensure stable output for PHP extensions in psh configuration
Add cloud:repo command

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) Symfony 5 Security, Chapter 47: Customize The 2-Factor Auth Form

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