Change Logs

Version 4.0.0-beta.3

Release Date: May 06, 2019

Next release of CodeIgniter4

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Version 4.0.0-beta.2

Release Date: April 04, 2019

Highlights:

  • A number of fixes & improvements, importantly for the Model and testing classes
  • Models now require a primary key
  • Generated API docs accessible at https://codeigniter4.github.io/api/
  • Validation rules have been enhanced
  • .htaccess beefed up

New messages:

  • Database.noPrimaryKey, forFindColumnHaveMultipleColumns, Database.forEmptyInputGiven

App changes:

  • updated app/Config/Events
  • added app/Controllers/BaseController
  • added tests/ folder for unit testing
  • added phpunit.xml.dist for unit testing configuration

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Version 4.0.0-beta.1

Release Date: Unreleased

Highlights:

  • New View Layouts provide simple way to create site site view templates.
  • Fixed user guide CSS for proper wide table display
  • Converted UploadedFile to use system messages
  • Numerous database, migration & model bugs fixed
  • Refactored unit testing for appstarter & framework distributions

New messages:

  • Database.tableNotFound
  • HTTP.uploadErr...

App changes:

  • app/Config/Cache has new setting: database
  • app/Views/welcome_message has logo tinted
  • composer.json has a case correction
  • env adds CI_ENVIRONMENT suggestion

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Version 4.0.0-alpha.5

Release Date: January 30, 2019

Alpha 5

Highlights:

  • updated PHP dependency to 7.2
  • new feature branches have been created for the email and queue modules,
    so they don’t impact the release of 4.0.0
  • dropped several language messages that were unused (eg Migrations.missingTable)
    and added some new (eg Migrations.invalidType)
  • lots of bug fixes
  • code coverage is up to 78%

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Version 4.0.0-alpha.4

Release Date: December 15, 2018

Next release of CodeIgniter4

Highlights:

  • Refactor for consistency: folder application renamed to app;
    constant BASEPATH renamed to SYSTEMPATH
  • Debug toolbar gets its own config, history collector
  • Numerous corrections and enhancements

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Version 4.0.0-alpha.3

Release Date: November 30, 2018

Next alpha release of CodeIgniter4

  • Numerous bug fixes, across the framework
  • Many missing features implemented, across the framework
  • Code coverage is up to 72%
  • CodeIgniter4 has been promoted to its own github organization. That is reflected in docs and comments.
  • We have integrated a git pre-commit hook, which will apply the CI4 code sniffer rules, and attempt to fix them. We have run all the source files through it, and any “funny” code formatting is temporary until the rules are updated.
  • We welcome Natan Felles, from Brazil, to the code developer team. He has proven to be passionate, dedicated and thorough :)

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Version 4.0.0-alpha.2

Release Date: Oct 26, 2018

Second alpha release of CodeIgniter4

  • bug fixes
  • features implemented
  • tutorial revised

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Version 4.0.0-alpha.1

Release Date: September 28, 2018

Rewrite of the CodeIgniter framework

Non-code changes:
New core classes:
  • CodeIgniter (bootstrap)
  • Common (shared functions)
  • ComposerScripts (integrate third party tools)
  • Controller (base controller)
  • Model (base model)
  • Entity (entity encapsulation)

Some new, some old & some borrowed packages, all namespaced.

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