Code snippets

You will find here 170 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 test if a Doctrine entity has been modified from its initial state in the database. We must us...

Doctrine

Published on 2020-12-18 • Modified on 2020-12-18

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In this snippet, we will see how to pass parameters to a Makefile rule. You can do so by adding parameter=value to the make call, ...

Makefile

Published on 2020-12-09 • Modified on 2020-12-09

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In this snippet, we will see how to use a closure to assign the result of a switch-case to a variable. In the closure we use early...

PHP

Published on 2020-12-04 • Modified on 2020-12-04

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In this snippet, we will see how to request a JSON response with the Symfony HTTP test client. If your controller returns in a JSO...

Symfony

Published on 2020-11-24 • Modified on 2020-11-24

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Here is a typical PHPStan configuration file for a Symfony project. I have added some links to the documentation, so you know what...

Symfony

Published on 2020-11-11 • Modified on 2020-11-20

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In this snippet, we will see how to use the JavaScript Fetch API asynchronously. Open your JavaScript console and click on the "fe...

JavaScript

Published on 2020-10-25 • Modified on 2020-10-25

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In this snippet, we will see how to get the active Symfony application's environment. There are two ways of doing it: by using the...

Symfony

Published on 2020-10-10 • Modified on 2020-10-10

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In this snippet, we will see how to check if a date corresponds to a working day. To do so, we have to use the 'N' (upper case) pa...

PHP

Published on 2020-10-02 • Modified on 2020-10-02

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In this snippet, we will see how to check if a French SIRET number is valid with the Luhn algorithm. Check out the Wikipedia page ...

algorithm

Published on 2020-09-24 • Modified on 2020-09-24

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In this snippet, we will see how to test if the code throws an exception. We will use the PHPUnit expectException() function with ...

phpunit

Published on 2020-09-20 • Modified on 2020-09-20

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