Code snippets

You will find here 261 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 detect forbidden characters in a string with PHP. Here is one of the many possible solutions using the s...

PHP

Published on 2023-10-15 • Modified on 2023-10-15

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This snippet shows how to convert a string to an integer with PHP. Here, we want to extract the "5" from this URL. Problem: there...

PHP

Published on 2023-10-13 • Modified on 2023-10-13

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This snippet shows how to convert an emoji into an HTML entity with PHP. This is a way to do it. I'll explore other possible solut...

PHP

Published on 2023-10-10 • Modified on 2023-10-10

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This snippet shows how to add attributes to HTML tags with PHP. In the following example, we use the DOMDocument library to parse ...

PHP

Published on 2023-10-01 • Modified on 2023-10-01

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This snippet shows how to execute encapsulated PHP code with a closure. Sometimes, one needs to run some code encapsulated by some...

PHP

Published on 2023-09-30 • Modified on 2023-09-30

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In the previous snippet, we saw how to inject the Symfony project root directory in the services with a bind. We can also use a P...

Symfony

Published on 2023-09-29 • Modified on 2023-09-29

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This snippet shows how to inject the Symfony project root directory in your services (or your controllers) with a bind. In a previ...

Symfony

Published on 2023-09-28 • Modified on 2023-09-28

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This snippet shows how to pick random keys of an array with PHP. This pickArrayKeys() is very convenient and, unlike most other ra...

PHP

Published on 2023-09-13 • Modified on 2023-09-13

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I continue my series about PHP 8.2 and the randomizer class. This time, we see how to shuffle an array thanks to the shuffleArray(...

PHP

Published on 2023-09-11 • Modified on 2023-09-11

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This snippet shows how to shuffle bytes with PHP and the randomizer class. We use the shufflebytes() function. This function does ...

PHP

Published on 2023-09-10 • Modified on 2023-09-10

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