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 get the last part of an URL with PHP. It's a kind of a relic of the past! Indeed, this basename() functi...

PHP

Published on 2022-03-25 • Modified on 2022-03-25

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In this snippet, we see how to filter a Doctrine collection. We have this filter() function we can call with a closure. Here I use...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-03-19 • Modified on 2022-03-19

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This snippet shows how to get the IRI of an entity with API Platform (and the opposite!). I have added this snippet because I noti...

API Platform

Published on 2022-03-14 • Modified on 2022-03-14

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This snippet shows how to cache data with Symfony. This one is for me because I always forget how to do. We have to inject the Cac...

Symfony

Published on 2022-03-13 • Modified on 2022-03-13

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This snippet shows how to trim a word (or string) at the start of a string with PHP or Symfony. In the following example, we can't...

PHP

Published on 2022-03-05 • Modified on 2022-03-05

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In this snippet, we see how to get the short name of a PHP class. First with using reflection and secondarily using the Symfony st...

PHP

Published on 2022-02-05 • Modified on 2022-02-05

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In this snippet, we see how to use the Abstract geolocation API with the Symfony HTTP client. I use a factory to create the clien...

Symfony

Published on 2022-02-01 • Modified on 2022-02-01

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In this snippet, we see how to extract the domain of an email with PHP. First, a solution with plain PHP, then with the Symfony st...

PHP

Published on 2022-01-27 • Modified on 2022-01-27

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This snippet shows how to get the properties' original values of a Doctrine entity after an update. One learns every day, I have u...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-01-25 • Modified on 2022-01-25

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In this snippet, we see how to get the first item of an array with PHP. This is a classic snippet every PHP developer had to use o...

PHP

Published on 2022-01-21 • Modified on 2022-01-21

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