This week we share news about the 2.x revamp round two. André Rømcke blogged about the next steps which include specifications and prototyping. Also updates in resources, social media and events.
2.x Revamp, Round Two: Overall Technology Direction and Next Steps
André Rømcke, Vice President Engineering at eZ Systems, updated us this week on 2.x refactoring:
“Thank you to everyone who has provided feedback on the future of eZ Platform! We have discussed, considered, and taken into account each and every comment, and we’re ready to to begin the journey together.
Our first steps will be specifications and prototyping. We’ll create and/or facilitate some prototypes to get a clear picture of the technical challenges (and opportunities) before us, and this can be a great opportunity for you and your team to contribute to the process and development.”
Reminder: Admin UI Internationalization
David Liedle, Technical Product Manager at eZ, made an important announcement on Slack two weeks ago: “Who is interested in translating the Admin UI text into your native language? Join us in #i18n (Slack) to learn how to contribute! It’s fast and easy thanks to our Engineers and Crowdin.com.” Documentation on in context translation can be found here.
In other news:
- Run PHPUnit tests inside a docker container from PhpStorm
- Web Development Reading List #168: Preload With Webpack, A Guide To Security Headers, And Service Worker Fallacies
- A week of symfony #526 (23-29 January 2017)
Kaliop Identity Management Bundle
An eZ5 bundle designed to cater all your needs for custom user authentication scenarios:
- log in user by his IP
- log in user using his email instead of login
- get user accounts from an LDAP server (including MS Active Directory)
- get user accounts from an external service (needs custom code)
- allow logging in to the eZ backoffice using the customized symfony login handlers
The base idea is that it should be easy to swap/add remote user services without having to learn the intricate details of the Symfony auth component (firewall/authenticator/userprovider/factory). More information available on GitHub.
- SymfonyLive Paris 2017, Paris, France from March 30, 2017 to March 31, 2017
- PHPKonf: Istanbul PHP Conference 2017, May 20, 2017
- php[tek] 2017, May 24-26, Atlanta, GA, USA
- PHPSerbia Conference 2017, May 27-28, 2017
- International PHP Conference, May 29 - June 2 2017, Berlin Germany
- eZ Conference 2017, June 6-8 2017, London UK
- Web Summer Camp 2017, Rovinj, Croatia from August 30, 2017 to September 02, 2017
- SymfonyLive San Francisco 2017 October 19th-20th
Make sure to check this list of events which also includes our webinars.
Each week, we publish a roundup of highlights from the eZ ecosystem. If you have any news or events to share, please contact me.