Version 4.0.0-beta.2

Release Date: April 4, 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

The list of changed files follows, with PR numbers shown.

  • .htaccess #1900
  • app/
    • Config/
      • Events #1856
    • Controllers/
      • BaseController #1847
      • Home #1847
  • contributing/
    • README.rst #1846
    • styleguide #1872
  • contributing.md #1846
  • phpdoc.dist.xml #1872
  • system/
    • Autoloader/
      • FileLocator #1860
    • Cache/Handlers/
      • FileHandler #1895
      • MemcachedHandler #1895
      • PredisHandler #1895
      • RedisHandler #1863, #1895
      • WincacheHandler #1895
    • CLI/
      • CLI #1891, #1910
    • Commands/
      • Server/Serve #1893
      • Utilities/Routes #1859
    • Config/
      • BaseConfig #1811
      • Routes #1847, #1850
    • Database/
      • BaseBuilder $1776, #1902
      • BaseConnection #1899
      • Forge #1844, #1899
      • MigrationRunner #1860, #1865
      • MySQLi/Connection #1896
      • MySQLi/Forge #1899
      • Postgre/Builder #1902
      • Postgre/Forge #1899
      • Query #1805, #1771
      • SQLite3/Builder #1902
      • SQLite3/Forge #1899
    • Debug/
      • Toolbar/Collectors/History #1869
      • Toolbar #1897
    • Events/
      • Events #1867
    • Exceptions/
      • ModelException #1829
      • PageNotFoundException #1844
    • Files/
      • File #1809, #1854
    • Helpers/
      • date_helper #d08b68
      • form_helper #1803
      • html_helper #1803
      • number_helper #d08b68, #1803
      • security_helper #d08b68
      • text_helper #d08b68, #1803
      • url_helper #d08b68, #1803
      • xml_helper #1803
    • Honeypot/
      • Honeypot #1894
    • HTTP/
      • Header #1769
      • IncomingRequest #1831
    • Language/en/
      • Database #1829, #1861, #1902
    • Router/
      • RouteCollection #1769
      • Router #1839, #1882
    • Session/
      • Session #1769
    • Test/
      • ControllerTester #1769, #1848, #1855
      • DOMParser #1848
    • Validation/
      • FormatRules #1762, #1863
      • Rules #1791, #1814, #1818, #1862
      • Validation #1769
      • Views/list #1828
    • View/
      • Filters #1769
      • Parser #1769
      • View #1769, #1827
    • CodeIgniter #1769, #1804, #1590
    • Common #1802, #895ae0
    • ComposerScripts #1804
    • Controller #1769, #1850
    • Entity #1769, #1804
    • Model #1793, #1769, #1804, #1808, #1812, #1813, #1817, #1829, #1746, #1861
  • tests/system/
    • Cache/
      • Handlers/
        • FileHandlerTest #1796, #1895
        • MemcachedHandlerTest #1895
        • RedisHandlerTest #1895
      • CacheFactoryTest #1796
    • CLI/
      • CLITest #1910
    • Config/
      • BaseConfigTest #1811
      • ConfigTest #1811
    • Database/
      • Builder/EmptyTest #1902
      • Builder/SelectTest #1902
      • Live/ModelTest #1817, #1829, #1861
      • Live/WhereTest #1906
    • Events/
      • EventsTest #1867
    • HTTP/
      • ContentSecurityPolicyTest #1848
    • Router/
      • RouteCollectionTest #1822, #1912, #1913
    • Test/
      • ControllerTesterTest #1848, #1855
      • DOMParserTest #1848
    • Validation/
      • FormatRulesTest #1762
      • RulesTest #1791
    • View/
      • ViewTest #1827, #1836
    • ControllerTest #1850
  • user_guide_src/
    • cli/
      • cli_commands #1777
      • cli_library #1892, #1910
    • concepts/
      • services #1811
    • database/
      • examples #1794
    • dbmgmt/
      • forge #1844, #1899
      • migration #1860, #1865
    • extending/
      • basecontroller #1847
      • core_classes #1847
    • general/
      • common_functions #1802, #1895
    • helpers/
      • number_helper #d08b68
      • url_helper #1803
    • incoming/
      • routing #1908
    • libraries/
      • caching #1895
      • files #1790, #1854
      • pagination #1823
      • sessions #1843
      • validation #1814, #1828, #1862
    • models/
      • models #1817, #1820, #1829, #1746, #1861
    • outgoing/
      • view_layouts #1827
    • testing/
      • controllers #1848

PRs merged:

  • #1913 More RouteCollection tests for overwriting. Closes #1692
  • #1912 Additional RouteCollectionTests
  • #1910 Added print method to CLI library so you can print multiple times on same line
  • #1908 Add filter parameters to User Guide
  • #1906 SubQuery related test cases w.r.t #1775
  • #1902 BaseBuilder corrections
  • #1900 Update .htaccess for better security and caching
  • #1899 Database Forge correction
  • #1897 Toolbar fix w.r.t #1779
  • #1896 Mysql connection issue with SSL cert (#1219)
  • #1894 Typos fixings
  • #1893 Fix spark serve with remove escapeshellarg()
  • #1892 Add CLI background color list to the user guide
  • #1891 Allow CLI::strlen null parameter
  • #1886 Fixed issue #1880, fixed a few typos and updated code style
  • #1882 Router Changes w.r.t #1541
  • #1873-1889 Docs: move namespace declarations & add missing class docblocks
  • #1872 Docs: fix phpdoc config
  • #1871 Unmatched Cache Library get() return null
  • #1869 History::SetFiles check #1778
  • #1863 Module wise Typos changes
  • #1861 New method Find Column w.r.t. #1619
  • #1860 Migrationrunner use autoloader
  • #1867 Events should actually work with any callable now. Fixes #1835
  • #1865 MigrationRunner issue with definition resolved
  • #1862 required_with and required_without definition changes
  • #1859 Ignore callbacks in routes list
  • #1858 Typos correction in DB module
  • #1856 ensure ob_end_flush() when ob_get_level() > 0 on pre_system event
  • #1855 Fix: ControllerTester::execute. Fixes #1834
  • #1854 File::move now returns new file instance for relocated file. Fixes #1782
  • #1851 Replace old CI3 .gitignore with root CI4 version
  • #1850 Secure routable controller methods
  • #1848 Test: fix & test Test/ControllerTest, tested
  • #1847 Extend Controller to BaseController by default
  • #1846 Fix contributing links
  • #1844 Model Fix
  • #1843 Replace CI3 $this->input reference
  • #1842 Exception ‘forPageNotFound’ missing default value
  • #1839 Dont replace slashes with backslashes in the to route
  • #1836 Test: Improve ViewView coverage
  • #1831 Fix some PHPDoc comments error
  • #1829 Improve: Models now require a primary key. This is partially to keep the code …
  • #1828 Fix: Remove bootstrap styles from validation views.
  • #1827 Fix: Adding include method to View library to render view partials... views.
  • #1823 Docs: Remove legacy Bootstrap references in Pagination class
  • #1822 Test: enhance RouteCollection coverage
  • #1820 Fix: Correct sphinx errors in model.rst
  • #1819 Improve: Add apibot for API docs using phpDocumentor
  • #1818 Improve: Code improvement in exact_length Rule
  • #1817 Improve: Model setValidationMessage functions introduced
  • #895ae0 Fix: Start session whenver using the old command
  • #1814 Enhance: extended exact_length[1,3,5]
  • #1813 Fix: Model::save fix for earlier PRs
  • #1812 Test: Improve Filters coverage
  • #1811 Test: Config module coverage improved
  • #1809 Fix file move failed. Fixex #1785
  • #1808 Fix: Fix save method return value
  • #1805 Docs: Query Class Changes
  • #1804 Docs: Some Base Functional Changes
  • #1803 Docs: Some Helper Changes
  • #1802 Docs: Common function correction
  • #1796 Test: Improve Cache coverage
  • #1794 Replace nonexistent “getAffectedRows”
  • #1793 Set Model->chunk return type
  • #1791 Fix: Remove is_numeric tests in ValidationRules
  • #d08b68 Fix in ControllerTester for missing UserAgent
  • #1790 Correction of typos in documentation as mentioned in issue #1781
  • #1777 Add CLI namespace to example
  • #1776 Fix: replace only last operator in field name
  • #1771 Fix: fix typo in matchSimpleBinds
  • #1769 Correction in Methods and Spellings
  • #1762 Fix: decimal rule. shouldn’t it accept integers?
  • #1746 Improve: Update Model, to selective update created_at / updated_at field.
  • #1590 Improve: Enhance 404Override