Code snippets

You will find here 5 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 use a stable version of a package, whatever the major version with composer. We generally use major requ...

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Published on 2021-10-03 • Modified on 2021-10-03

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In this snippet, we see how to use a specific branch instead of a version with composer. Sometimes, this can be useful for testing...

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Published on 2021-10-02 • Modified on 2021-10-02

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In this snippet, we see how to ignore platform requirements with composer. In a project I maintain, I did an update of a package, ...

composer

Published on 2021-09-15 • Modified on 2021-09-15

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In this snippet, we will see how to freeze a composer dependency to a given commit. It can be useful sometimes to avoid a bug that...

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Published on 2020-12-23 • Modified on 2020-12-23

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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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