31 May 2020

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A Week of Symfony #700 (25-31 May 2020)

This week Symfony 5.1 was released. This major version contains hundreds of tweaks and improvements and tens of nice new features. Symfony also released its 3.4.41, 4.4.9 and 5.0.9 maintenance versions. In addition, this week we published the 700th issue of "A Week of Symfony". Thanks for reading us every week for more than 13 years, making it one of the longest-running blog series in the entire software industry.

Symfony development highlights

3.4 changelog:

4.4 changelog:

5.1 changelog:

Newest issues and pull requests

They talked about us

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31 May 2020 8:09am GMT

Symfony 5.1 curated new features

Symfony 5.1.0 has just been released. As for any other Symfony minor release, our backward compatibility promise applies and this means that you should be able to upgrade easily without changing anything in your code.

During the last couple of months, we've blogged about the great 5.1 new features. I highly recommend you to read the 47 articles about Symfony 5.1 as they contain the major changes for this new version:


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31 May 2020 7:16am GMT

Symfony 5.1.0 released

Symfony 5.1.0 has just been released. Here is a list of the most important changes:

Want to upgrade to this new release? Because Symfony protects backwards-compatibility very closely, this should be quite easy. Use SymfonyInsight upgrade reports to detect the code you will need to change in your project and read our upgrade documentation to learn more.

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31 May 2020 6:17am GMT