Code snippets

You will find here 87 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 manually render checkboxes of a form with Twig. This can be useful when you have special thing...

Symfony

Published on 2020-01-21 • Modified on 2020-01-21

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In this snippet we will see how to use a regexp to select data in a MySQL query. First in the where clause we declare the column t...

MySQL

Published on 2020-01-18 • Modified on 2020-01-18

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In this snippet we will see how to run raw SQL queries via the Doctrine DBAL connection instance. In the first example, we prepare...

Doctrine

Published on 2020-01-16 • Modified on 2020-01-16

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This is a super useful trick to test packages at arbitrary versions. In the following example, the master branch of the friendsofs...

composer

Published on 2020-01-11 • Modified on 2020-01-12

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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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