Code snippets

You will find here 73 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 ™.

Sometimes, it's useful to know the current route name in a Twig template. For example in a layout where you don't "receive" the ro...

Symfony

Published on 2020-01-09 • Modified on 2020-01-09

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This is a classic JavaScript snippet we all used at least once! There are several ways to achieve this, but I think the following ...

JavaScript

Published on 2020-01-06 • Modified on 2020-01-06

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In this snippet we will see how to retrieve data from the ipstack API. We will use the Symfony HttpClient component. If you want t...

Symfony

Published on 2020-01-04 • Modified on 2020-01-04

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The str_split function is not well known. It converts a string into an array of characters (with the default second parameter). It...

PHP

Published on 2019-12-05 • Modified on 2019-12-05

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In this snippet, we will see how to read and modify a private property of a PHP object. I recently had a concrete case when I have...

PHP

Published on 2019-12-03 • Modified on 2020-02-03

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This is my deploy configuration for the EasyDeploy bundle. Well, that wasn't so easy but now it works 🙃. I had to do a "small" hac...

Symfony

Published on 2019-12-01 • Modified on 2019-12-01

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You can generate a command with the maker bundle (php bin/console make:command). I use a slightly different template where the hel...

Symfony

Published on 2019-11-24 • Modified on 2019-11-24

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It's a very common need to have to get the referer of the current request. Of course, it can be done via the Symfony request value...

Symfony

Published on 2019-11-20 • Modified on 2019-11-20

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When having to process a large number of rows with Doctrine, it's not a good idea to use the standard getResult function as you ru...

Doctrine

Published on 2019-11-16 • Modified on 2019-11-27

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This is an example of modern usage of JavaScript and functional programming you must know to produce concise and readable code. In...

JavaScript

Published on 2019-11-15 • Modified on 2019-11-15

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