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.