Code snippets

You will find here 107 code snippets I find useful so I don't have to Google ™ or Stackoverflow ™ them when I need. There are also code snippets I always forget! 😁 Sometimes, related links to the code will be available. The main difference with other random snippets you will find on the web is that in most cases (for the Symfony related ones) you will be able to run them directly from this website to check the output so you can verify it works as expected ™.

In this snippet, we will see how to remove microseconds from a PHP DateTime object. This was a breaking change from PHP 7.0 to 7.1...

PHP

Published on 2021-01-23 • Modified on 2021-01-23

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It's more a note than a snippet, but I wanted to have it at my disposal as I always forget. Also note that to delete the last stas...

GIT

Published on 2021-01-16 • Modified on 2021-01-16

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In a previous snippet, we saw how to force the dowload of a file that already exists on the file system. But, generally, you want ...

Symfony

Published on 2021-01-10 • Modified on 2021-01-10

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In this snippet, we will see how to prevent deploying when you have local changes, and you didn't push all your work to your deplo...

GIT

Published on 2021-01-05 • Modified on 2021-01-05

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In this snippet, we will see how to switch PHP version locally when using Brew for MacOS. I didn't use this a lot in the past beca...

PHP

Published on 2021-01-01 • Modified on 2021-01-01

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In this snippet, we will see how to freeze a composer dependency to a given commit. It can be useful sometimes to avoid a bug that...

composer

Published on 2020-12-23 • Modified on 2020-12-23

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In this snippet, we will see how to test if a Doctrine entity has been modified from its initial state in the database. We must us...

Doctrine

Published on 2020-12-18 • Modified on 2020-12-18

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In this snippet, we will see how to pass parameters to a Makefile rule. You can do so by adding parameter=value to the make call, ...

Makefile

Published on 2020-12-09 • Modified on 2020-12-09

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In this snippet, we will see how to use a closure to assign the result of a switch-case to a variable. In the closure we use early...

PHP

Published on 2020-12-04 • Modified on 2020-12-04

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In this snippet, we will see how to request a JSON response with the Symfony HTTP test client. If your controller returns in a JSO...

Symfony

Published on 2020-11-24 • Modified on 2020-11-24

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