Code snippets

You will find here 96 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 is the docker compose file I am using for MySQL 5.7. As this is an official image, there should't be any problem. Before I wa...

Docker

Published on 2019-09-26 • Modified on 2019-09-26

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This is the docker compose file I am using for mailcatcher. I use this image because it is regularly updated. Be careful, that the...

Docker

Published on 2019-09-24 • Modified on 2019-09-24

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This is a simple trick to get a random value of an array created on the fly. Of course, in this case, the array must have unique v...

PHP

Published on 2019-09-09 • Modified on 2019-09-09

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[Edit 2020-02-19] Please read my blog post on this topic. This is was my preferred way to declare and use Doctrine repositories. ...

Doctrine

Published on 2019-08-27 • Modified on 2020-02-17

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This is another example where the constant Twig function can be helpful. In this case we get the \DateTime::ATOM PHP constant to p...

Twig

Published on 2019-08-18 • Modified on 2019-08-18

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This is another example where the constant Twig function can be helpful. In this case we get the JSON_PRETTY_PRINT PHP constant to...

Twig

Published on 2019-08-17 • Modified on 2019-08-17

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Sometimes when using the PHP date function you need to use characters how are usually reserved to be converted in some dynamic val...

Twig

Published on 2019-08-14 • Modified on 2019-08-14

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This is a feature that was introduced in Symfony 4.1. It allows to directly inject a parameter in a route requirement instead of p...

Symfony

Published on 2019-08-01 • Modified on 2019-08-01

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Sometimes it's useful to know if a form is valid inside a Twig template. Indeed, when using the form_ helpers like form_error all ...

Symfony

Published on 2019-07-23 • Modified on 2019-11-08

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Sometimes it's useful to know if the debug mode is activated. (with the famous debug bar) For example for a batch process, if it i...

Symfony

Published on 2019-07-22 • Modified on 2019-07-22

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