Nette Magazine #4
New Nette 2.4 is out
After a summer break, here comes a whole heap of news and info about what has
been going on and what is in the picture. The hottest piece of news is the new
version of Nette Framework 2.4. A complex overview of changes made to the
framework, including all novelties related to versioning, can be found on the
release webpage: https://forum.nette.org/…2-4-released.
In short, in the future, only respective packages will be versioned (such as the
release described here: https://forum.nette.org/…4-2016-07-31).
Other big changes that should be mentioned is Nette/Object replacement with
traits, see David's talk from Hradec Králové: https://www.youtube.com/watch?…
and the fact the “guts” of Latte, a template system, have been rewritten (a
video from Plzeň will be published on YouTube soon). Here is also a post
bringing attention to what you need to be careful about when migrating: https://forum.nette.org/…nette-2-4-rc.
If you're still unsure whether you should use the latest version of Nette
Framework or not, why don't you read a short post from the Slevomat boys about
changing to 2.4: https://twitter.com/…122388672512,
there are more and more companies following the example. In case you run on
2.4 too, tweet with hashtag #nettefw.
A four-day event filled with Nette and beer took place in a quaint village
in Czech Paradise and judging from the reactions, it was a hit. Speaking on
behalf of organizers, we have learned yet a lot and let's hope it will be for
the benefit of future events. You can expect Nette Camp 2017 again in the last
two weeks of August. As a surprise, we migrated addons.nette.org to a new
Following several meetings with Tomáš Votruba, the Czech Symfony community
care-taker, we put our heads together and we are starting to build a framework
nonspecific php community. More news to be expected on twitter @pehapkari. Follow us for what's hot
in the Czech php world.
In a Nutshell
Compatible extensions releases go hand in hand with the release of the new
Nette Framework version. Most packages are compatible with Nette 2.4 already,
if sometimes in @dev versions for now. We are still waiting for some stable
Petr Knap from Netpromotion released a simple PHP profiler with a Tracy
Nette and Webpack
Jirka Pudil wrote an article on how to interlink these two platforms
If you have ideas about how to improve our next edition, please let me know.
Have I forgotten something? Make sure to email me and we will include it in the
next edition. We are still looking for partners who wish to address the growing
community interested in our news.
P.S.: David released a new framework version ready to support php 7.1 while
I was writing my intro: https://forum.nette.org/…4-2016-09-30