Welcome to this week's Symfony Station Communiqué. It's your review of the essential news in the Symfony and PHP development communities focusing on protecting democracy. We also cover the cybersecurity world and the Fediverse.
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As always, we will start with the official news from Symfony.
Highlight -> “This week, the first beta of Symfony 6.3 was released so you can test it in your applications before its final release at the end of May 2023. Meanwhile, Symfony UX 2.8 version was published with two new components and massive updates in live components. Finally, we published more information about the workshops of the upcoming SymfonyOnline June 2023 conference.“
SymfonyCasts continues its API Platform course:
Chris James says user expectations of the web are now that you have this super-smooth no-reload experience. Unfortunately, it's an expectation that is usually delivered with single-page applications (SPAs) that rely on libraries and frameworks like React and Angular, which are very specialized tools that can be complicated to work with.
A new approach is to put the ability to deliver this UX back into the hands of engineers that built websites before the SPA-craze, leveraging their existing toolsets and knowledge, and HTMX is the best example I've used so far.
It might not be the future by itself. But it and similar solutions like Hotwire will be.
John Kim has this article that reeks of AI but is still useful for newbies:
Jean-Yves Curien explores:
Rafel Beraldo examines:
Amazee Labs looks at the:
And they are bounteous.
Christophe Jossart expands the discussion with:
Drupal itself has:
Also for Drupal core, The Droptimes shows us:
Jacob Rockowitz asks:
This is good.
Veniz Guzman presents:
See schema above.
Luis Ruiz helps us:
R.S. Ahmad shares a:
I may combine this with a Drupalize .me course I bought to start on the Symfony Station redesign.
Mike Herchel says:
The Drop Times also has an:
Five Jars shares a:
Four Kitchens explores:
Chapter Three shows us how to:
The Savvy Few asks:
Jonathan McLaughlin has:
Matt Glaman examines:
Ross Bale looks at:
Kévin Dunglas shows us how to:
Muhammad Naufal Pratama explores:
Ramy Hakan examines:
Khalid Zeiter looks at:
Khalid Zeiter explores:
Erika Heidi announces:
Olle Harstedt examines:
Doğan Uçar shows us:
Guy Thomas has:
Rodrigo Javornik looks at:
Andreas Möller explores:
David Garcia shows us:
Packagist explains the:
PeakD looks at:
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The cyber response to Russia’s War Crimes and other douchebaggery
The Next Web reports on:
The Evil Empire Strikes Back
Fascists love fascists.
Dark Reading reports:
Ars Technica reports:
Protect Privacy reports:
Tech Target reports:
Harvard Business Review reports:
Obvious, but still yes, yes, and yes.
Tech Republic reports:
Ricardo Tivares reports on:
The Hacker News reports:
The Register reports:
Smashing Magazine shows us:
Get Connected provides:
The New Stack reports on:
Web .dev announces:
Google is about to @$$ream SPAs in Core Web Vitals.
Stephanie Eckles has:
I need to master this.
Workadventu has an excellent case study:
And how to get rid of the shit.
Faith Oyama shares:
Stefan Bohacek says:
I agree 2,358%.
The Atlantic reports:
The headline was not written by the author who doesn't mention old Ben and barely mentions Bluesky. But it is about federated social media.
Filipe Espósito reports:
The headline should say Fediverse rather than Mastodon. And Ivory is worth every penny.
Jonathan Wylie asks:
Michał Woźniak looks at the:
Jowi Morales shows us how to:
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