Code snippets

You will find here 174 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 ™.

This snippet shows how to use constants in PHP 8 attributes. It is an excellent pro that PHP 8 attributes provide. Before, we had ...

PHP

Published on 2022-06-25 • Modified on 2022-06-25

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This snippet shows how to access an object property or array index with Twig dynamically. We can use the same attribute() function...

Twig

Published on 2022-06-20 • Modified on 2022-06-20

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In this snippet, we see how to calculate the number of months between two dates in PHP. Here, we don't care about the days at all....

PHP

Published on 2022-06-15 • Modified on 2022-06-15

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In this snippet, we see how to test a role of an arbitrary user with Symfony. We know to do it for the current user, thanks to the...

Symfony

Published on 2022-06-12 • Modified on 2022-06-12

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This snippet shows how to fetch a Doctrine entity from a repository with the correct type hint. We can use the find() function to ...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-05-14 • Modified on 2022-05-14

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This snippet shows how to declare a string in PHP with a Heredoc and Nowdoc block. This one is for me as I always forget how to do...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-30 • Modified on 2022-04-30

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This snippet shows how to get the type name of a variable for debugging. The get_debug_type() function was introduced in PHP 8 and...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-23 • Modified on 2022-04-23

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This snippet shows how to check if a string contains another string with PHP. This is a kind of tribute to our "old" PHP. The str...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-15 • Modified on 2022-04-15

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This snippet shows how to translate the day and month of a date with PHP. We use the intl extension and its IntlDateFormatter clas...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-12 • Modified on 2022-04-12

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In this snippet, we see how to remove useless decimal of number_format with PHP. This trick is only helpful if you want to have lo...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-04 • Modified on 2022-04-04

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