Code snippets

You will find here 125 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 access the logged user in a Twig template. This can be you through the app Twig global variabl...

Twig

Published on 2021-03-27 • Modified on 2021-03-27

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In this snippet, we will see how to deactivate the SSL peer certificate check with the Symfony HTTP client. When you trust the sou...

Symfony

Published on 2021-03-20 • Modified on 2021-03-20

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In this snippet, we will see how to access the bound's entity to a Symfony form type inside the buildForm function. We just have t...

Symfony

Published on 2021-03-16 • Modified on 2021-03-16

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In this snippet, we will see how to create a Git commit without actual changes on your files. It can be useful sometimes to force ...

GIT

Published on 2021-03-06 • Modified on 2021-03-06

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In this snippet, we will see how to test if a Docker container is healthy in a Makefile. The goal is to use this check before runn...

Docker

Published on 2021-02-27 • Modified on 2021-02-27

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It's something to know about Yarn. When running install (when a previous install has already be done), it doesn't check that every...

yarn

Published on 2021-02-17 • Modified on 2021-02-17

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When you use a database container for MySQL, you start the service by calling docker-compose up -d db. But, if you run a Symfony c...

Docker

Published on 2021-02-06 • Modified on 2021-02-06

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This one is for me! I always want to write: "last day of the month" which sounds OK... but, it's not! It's "last day of this month...

PHP

Published on 2021-01-30 • Modified on 2021-01-30

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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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