What is Symfony?

Symfony is a framework used for the web-application development, it is also taken as a set of reusable components and libraries in PHP. The symfony was initially launched as the free software in October 2008 and is released under the MIT license.

What’s So Different?

The Symfony is built with following aims –
To accelerate the application building process and speed up the maintenance as well.
It is built with the goal to replace the repetitive coding tasks which make the development complex.
The Symfony created to develop a robust application for the enterprise that gives full authority to the developers. The developers have the full control of directory structure to the foreign libraries.

Symfony 3.3.2

The latest stable release of the Symfony is 3.3.2. Which is released on 6 June 2017 by the company? The company enrolls this version in order to fix the bugs in the earlier version and upgrade some of its components to serve best.
According to the company’s blog, it mentioned the important changes –

  • The bug fixed for the name spaced classes.
  • New version upgrade fixed the extensibility TagAwareAdapter.
  • They also fixed the mixed attr option between guest options and user options.
  • The Symfony 3.3.2 use more clear message when unused environment variable detected due to the fixes.

Take away

There is a number of framework available which is essential for the PHP do build a contemporary web application. The continuous evolution of the frameworks keep the PHP alive and preferred by the developers. Symfony with its latest version Symfony 3.3.2 has more advantages over others as it eliminates the multiple coding tasks. The new bug fixes in the stable release made it more compatible and suitable for the web application having a complex structure.

Future release

The next version of the Symfony is under the development which is Symfony 3.4 and expected the release in November 2017. The new version is currently in the staging process and will come with new updates to enhance the development.