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.
There is good content in each category, so please take your time and enjoy the items most relevant and valuable to you.
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My opinions will be in bold. And often involve cursing.
Maria Farrell writes:
"Silicon Valley ideology is a master-slave mentality, a hierarchical worldview that we all exist in extractive relation to someone stronger, and exploit and despise anyone weaker. Its only relations to other humans are supplication in one direction and subjugation in the other, hence its poster-boys’ constant yoyoing between grandiosity and victimhood. Tech bros like Thiel, Musk and Andreesen are the fluffers in the global authoritarian circle jerk."
As always, we will start with the official news from Symfony.
Highlight -> "This week, Symfony 6.4.0 beta 3 and Symfony 7.0.0 beta 3 were published because their final release is approaching fast and it will take place before the end of November 2023. Meanwhile, the maintenance versions 4.4.51, 5.4.31 and 6.3.8 were published to fix some potential security vulnerabilities."
They also have:
SymfonyCasts introduces its Integration Testing in Symfony course: This Week on SymfonyCasts
Nacho Colomina Torregrosa explores:
Laravel News examines:
Alex Moreno says:
!#Code looks at:
Mark Conroy explores:
Matt Glaman announces:
Dries Buytaert announces:
Markie (Not Mark) looks at:
RemySD explores the:
Nishant Patel examines:
A lot of people don't see the point of this.
PrestaConcept looks at:
ADCI Solutions shows us:
1X Internet demonstrates:
The Drupal Association shares:
If you missed it, you can see ours as well.
Marat Latypov shows us:
Atakan Demircioğlu is:
Alexander Obregon is:
Rubin Rubio looks at the:
Hashemi Rafsan shares:
Tom Smykowski explores:
Alexandra Grosu looks at:
David Garcia examines:
Shefali Jangid has:
Go Make Things looks at:
Raphael Moutard says:
Smashing Magazine shares:
Fighting for Democracy
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The cyber response to Russia’s War Crimes and other douchebaggery
MIT Technology Review reports:
There is always a way to fight tech douchery with tech innovation. ;)
The Register reports:
Bloomberg Law reports:
Ars Technica reports:
Wow. Corporations are realizing the owner of Shitter is a c^nt and if they give the motherfucker money it makes them a c^unt as well.
The Markup reports:
The Evil Empire Strikes Back
The Intercept reports:
Fuck these c^nts with a broken baseball bat.
Ars Technica reports:
The Fediverse Report has:
Nathan Mattes has:
Laurens Hof looks at:
Bluesky is horseshit in my opinion. But, I am still for any platform that gets the non-c^unts off Shitter.
kbin has an update:
Markus Unterwaditzer explores:
Personally, the timeline view is the reason I like Mastodon.
The Nexus reports:
Engineering at Meta gives us:
I won't allow any Thread accounts on my timeline when they federate. But again, I am still for any platform that gets the non-c^unts off Shitter.
The Verge reports:
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