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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

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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)

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