This week's news in the eZ ecosystem: updates on several upcoming events, eZ’s Product team looking at Symfony 4 compatibility and more.

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Event News

This week, we have some interesting news on upcoming events for you.

DMEXCO

eZ Systems will be at DMEXCO September 12-13, 2018 in Cologne, Germany. Joining us, are  our partners comwrap, DIA die.interaktiven and rocket-media.

“Anyone who knows us or follows our activities knows that we have always been present at this TOP event in the industry in the last years. 2018 is a year of change and growth. We want to use this opportunity and friendly invite you to our booth which is more than twice as big as last years!”

Read more in our separate blog post. More information is also available on our Event page, or on the DMEXCO website.

Web Summer Camp eZ Track complete

Netgen announced this week that the Web Summer Camp eZ Track was complete. You find more information on the Web Summer Camp website. For the 7th time around, Netgen will host experienced eZ experts with topics on the newest developments in the field. This includes speaker from Netgen, Contextual Code and eZ Systems.

CFP SymfonyLive Berlin

The call for papers is open for SymfonyLive Berlin. If you‘d like to present technical stuff around eZ Platform, Symfony or any adjacent technology , submit  your talk before July 31, 2018.

Symfony 4 compatibility

eZ’s Product team has put Symfony 4.x compatibility on the roadmap targeting end of year possibly in sync with 3.0. But it has started taking feedback in the form of an Epic on our Issue tracker, with a few identified issues already. If you are developing on eZ Platform, and you spot compatibility issues, do let us know, and register an issue on our tracker.

In Other News:

Resources

Releases and documentation

Did you know that our Fast Track releases are supported for 5-6 months now (since eZ Platform 2.0), and that our release schedule changed to a 4 month release cycle (instead of 3), To better support this for our developers, the documentation team will keep documentation of these releases available longer on https://doc.ezplatform.com.

Question of the Week

A current question in our Community is the support for workflows in eZ Platform. The most recent discussion can be found on our forum. Have you developed a workflow in eZ Platform already? Consider sharing your solution and reply in that forum thread.

Note from the Product team: `Flex workflow` (basic send for review and approval feature) is already available on eZ Platform for all enterprise customers. We plan `Advanced workflow`,a more complex editorial workflow allowing administrators to create a workflow with multiple steps and users responsible for every steps. So far, this feature is targeted for 2.4.  We are currently on the specification phase. `Advanced workflow` will also be available for enterprise customers but some components might end up in the open source version.

Looking for a bundle compatible with eZ Platform? Check out: https://ezplatform.com/Bundles.

Social Media

Congratulations for the new eZ Platform certified developers. Next round Friday 19 September 16-17h or just contact us at hashtag #ezsystems.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, or YouTube, and join our Community for any help with eZ Platform or community-related questions.

Find eZ at These Events

For more events, make sure to check out this list.

Each week we publish a roundup of highlights from the eZ ecosystem. If you have any news or events to share, please contact me.

(Lead image credit: Dafne Cholet, CC)

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