Installing Symfony 4 (3.4.0-BETA1)

I wanted to install the Symfony 4 beta to play with the new features. While I was able to get most of it working, but was facing issues due to package dependency when trying to install some common bundles. I then settled with the 3.4 branch, which has the exact same functionalities except for some backward compatibility.

Here are the steps to get the framework up & running with the most used bundles:

Once the installation is done, you can start the application using the web server and it should be running.

You may want to follow the Symfony 4 blog series at to get started as the official documentation is not updated yet.