Version 4.0.0

Release Date: February 24, 2020

4.0 release of CodeIgniter4


  • Updated welcome view file

  • Debug Toolbar now supports dark mode

  • New alpha_numeric_punct validation rule

  • Kint was updated from the 2.x branch to the latest 3.x branch, with new config file to specify options

  • Additional docs for getting started

  • CLI fixed to better handle complex arguments

  • Improvements to File class

  • New model() helper method for easy singleton Models.

  • Tests completely reorganized to make app-level tests simpler out of the box.

Repo Changes

The devstarter repo has been deprecated.

We now have an automated changelog generated in the file in the main repo. See it for more details.