Code snippets

You will find here 21 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 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 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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This snippet shows how to get a random bounded integer with PHP. This time, we use the randomizer class introduced in PHP 8.2. If ...

PHP

Published on 2023-09-07 • Modified on 2023-09-07

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This snippet shows how to generate a big random integer with PHP. It uses an undocumented PHP 8.2 function! Well, there is a docu...

PHP

Published on 2023-07-02 • Modified on 2023-07-02

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This snippet shows how to generate a random token for a mail confirmation link using PHP and Symfony. The final length of the gene...

PHP

Published on 2023-07-01 • Modified on 2023-07-01

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This snippet shows how to display a money amount with Twig. There's a filter for that, and it handles the current locale. The fol...

Twig

Published on 2023-02-25 • Modified on 2023-02-25

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This snippet shows how to disable the translations for the test environment with Symfony. The goal is to test the translation code...

Symfony

Published on 2023-01-31 • Modified on 2023-01-31

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This snippet shows how to check if a variable is an enumeration. No is_enum() function exists because is_*() functions don't app...

PHP

Published on 2022-12-09 • Modified on 2022-12-09

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