Welcome to this week's Symfony Station Communique. It 's a weekly review of the most valuable and essential news in the Symfony and PHP development communities.
We are loading up on articles this week. We are going to Bavaria; sorry strike that, Cape Cod to celebrate Octoberfest and may not have time for long newsletters in the next two weeks. ;)
*My opinions, if I present any, will be in bold.
Let's start as we always will with the official weekly post of everything new from Symfony for last week.
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" This week, Symfony continued preparing the upgrade to a fully-typed codebase, including the release of a command utility to patch type declarations in your own code and a blog post explaining how to prepare your apps and bundles for Symfony 6. Finally, the Call for Papers for the upcoming SymfonyWorld 2021 conference will close next week. "
A Week of Symfony #768 (13-19 September 2021)
Continuing from the Symfony team, it's time to start preparing for Symfony 6.
Wouter J has more details about the Symfony 6 transition regarding PHP8 and Native Typing.
The news also came out that Symfony Flex is Going Serverless.
The tutorials featured in SymfonyCasts this week cover Doctrine and Foundry.
Here's a look at authenticating user roles and permissions with Vue.js & Symfony.
Want to know how Doctrine, Symfony, AWS, and MySQL can play nice together?
And here is a valuable resource.
joliCode takes a look at the Symfony HttpClient component.
Eton Digital takes a look at us and our so-called rival.
They also have this helpful article.
Here are two excellent articles looking at Symfony, Webpack Encore, and TailwindCSS.
TailwindCSS and Symfony’s Webpack Encore: A quick guide to integrating TailwindCSS into Webpack encore
Fabio Hiroki posted this unique article about using reflection as a tool to inspect your code and bypass static typing.
Doeke Norg looks at the similar but different Decorator and Proxy Patterns.
Kinsta has this useful and extensive guide to writing our source code with PHP 8.0 and transpiling it to a previous PHP version — even to PHP 7.1.
If you subscribe to PHP Architect, Tomas Votruba also has an article on the topic.
There were several exciting RFCs for PHP earlier in the month by Tyson Andre.
Here's a video that's just as relevant to Symphony as it is to Laravel.
Alexandre Daubois wants us to code better together.
This one is self-explanatory.
Everyone knows Legacy Code and PHP are not synonyms. If you don't, then read this.
A look at what's coming for Docker.
There's more Docker info from Tech Republic here.
And this ends the Docker trifecta.
Here's a new way to support Open Source Contributors.
This is fantastic news for community troubleshooting and debugging issues.
And finally, according to ZNet:
What do you think?
I will be updating them while enjoying Octoberfest.
That's it for this week. I look forward to sharing next week's Symfony and PHP news with you on Friday.
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Happy coding Symfonistas!