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Zend Framework 2.2.0rc2 Released!

The Zend Framework community is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Zend Framework 2.2.0rc2! Packages and installation instructions are available at:

This is a release candidate. It is not the final release, and while stability is generally considered good, there may still be issues to resolve between now and the stable release. Use in production with caution.

DO please test your applications on this RC, as we would like to ensure that it remains backwards compatible, and that the migration path is smooth.

Changes in this version

Please see our post for 2.2.0rc1 for a list of changes. In addition to those changes, the following have been made:

  • A late change was made to eliminate and/or make optional several dependencies in Zend\Feed and Zend\Validator. While these are generally backwards compatible, we need to note that you can no longer directly use Zend\I18n\Translator\Translator with validators; instead, you must use Zend\Mvc\I18n\Translator. In most cases, this will not present an issue, as the translator object is generally injected via the ValidatorPluginManager, which has already been updated to inject the correct translator object.

    If you were manually injecting your validators with a translator object, please note that you must now use Zend\Mvc\I18n\Translator.

    The changes have some immediate benefits: you can now use Zend\Feed with third-party HTTP clients!

Changelog

Almost 200 patches were applied for 2.2.0. We will not release a full changelog until we create the stable release. In the meantime, you can view a full set of patches applied for 2.2.0 in the 2.2.0 milestone on GitHub:

Thank You!

Please join me in thanking everyone who provided new features and code improvements for this upcoming 2.2.0 release!

Roadmap

We plan to release additional RCs every 3-5 days until we feel the 2.2.0 release is generally stable; we anticipate a stable release sometime next week.

During the RC period, we will be expanding on documentation, and fixing any critical issues brought to our attention.

Again, DO please test your applications on this RC, as we would like to ensure that it remains backwards compatible, and that the migration path is smooth.

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