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Welcome to this week's Symfony Station Communiqué. It's your review of the essential news in the Symfony and PHP development communities. We also cover the cybersecurity world in detail.
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As always, we will start with the official news from Symfony.
Highlight -> “This week, Symfony 6.2.1 maintenance version was published. Meanwhile, we started working on the new features of the upcoming Symfony 6.3 version (to be released at the end of May 2023): we introduced build parameters, deprecated the ProxyManagerBridge package and added a ClockAwareTrait to help write time-sensitive classes. Lastly, we celebrated the SymfonyWorld Online 2022 Winter Edition conference.“
SymfonyCasts continues its awesome NetGen course:
It’s easy this week, PHP 8.2 was released.
Supun Kavinda show us how to:
Penny Brookens shares:
While Denise Parmer has:
And Edith Massie has:
Nacho continues a series with:
Drupal 10 was released this week and Martin Anderson-Clutz says:
Here’s the official announcement from Drupal:
This is the second most important news of the week.
Mike Herchel looks at Drupal frontend improvements in:
Suzanne Dergacheva opines:
Murray Woodman explores:
ENES ATEŞ shows us:
Jérôme Tamarelle shares:
We ran across a Laravel-based app that uses Gutenberg blocks.
And here’s another.
The latest issue of php[architect] is out:
.com shares a:
Jakub Tobiasz shows us how to:
Anton Vlasenko looks at:
Stefan Koopmanschap wants you to:
And Elliot Massen explores:
Alexandre Daubois explores:
Laravel News has:
WoltLab looks at:
James Walker has:
Simon Ugorji shows us:
Randy Fay provides:
Alex Finnarn explains:
If you want to explore additions local development environments, explore our article, Dream Universal, Develop Local: A look at PHP Local Development Tools.
Daniel Werner says:
Please visit our Support Ukraine page to learn how you can help kick Russia out of Ukraine (eventually).
The cyber response to Russia’s War Crimes and other douchebaggery
USA Today reports:
If they add Twitter and Facebook to this, they will be onto something.
The Evil Empire Strikes Back
In news that should surprise no one, Alexander Martin reports:
The Record reports:
Rolling Stone reports:
As a reminder, this is how Germany’s National Socialist Party began the Holocaust.
Joshua Otwell reports on:
Security Intelligence reports on:
The Hill reports:
This is why you should never rely on corporations or governments to protect your privacy or data.
Thus, VentureBeat reports:
In great news ITsFOSS reports:
Smashing Magazine asks:
Shelly Fan has:
DeepMind’s AlphaCode Conquers Coding, Performing as Well as Humans (better than 50% of developers)
Dacian Florea looks at:
Jason Knight was prolific this week and explores:
Josip Vojak explores:
Speaking of which Escape Tech looks at:
Joshua Otwell has a:
Bleeping Computer reports:
In October 2022, the Gitea Ltd for-profit company took over the open-source Gitea project, an GitHub alternative. The trust issues created by the move took the entire community by surprise, including the Codeberg presidium and members. Thus:
This is an example of the perils of trusting your code base with a corporation or anything to do with the Chinese.
The Verge explores:
This explores the difference between a successful entrepreneur and an Afrikaner douchebag who have recently bought social networks.
Speaking of said douchebag, MIT Technology Review reports:
And The Verge reports:
Again, this is trusting your email marketing or newsletter with a corporation. Those naive enough to base a substantial part of their business on Revue are fucked. So, SubStack users beware.
Always own your online real estate people.
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