Code snippets

You will find here 17 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 fetch a Doctrine entity from a repository with the correct type hint. We can use the find() function to ...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-05-14 • Modified on 2022-05-14

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In this snippet, we see how to filter a Doctrine collection. We have this filter() function we can call with a closure. Here I use...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-03-19 • Modified on 2022-03-19

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This snippet shows how to get the properties' original values of a Doctrine entity after an update. One learns every day, I have u...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-01-25 • Modified on 2022-01-25

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In this snippet, we see how to test if a Doctrine entity is scheduled for deletion. There are two different methods involving the ...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-01-12 • Modified on 2022-01-12

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In this snippet, we see how to reinitialize a Doctrine entity after a modification. The trick is to use the refresh() function of ...

Doctrine

Published on 2022-01-06 • Modified on 2022-01-06

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In this snippet, we see how to compute a virtual Doctrine entity's property after its loading. We use the postLoad Doctrine event....

Doctrine

Published on 2021-05-15 • Modified on 2021-05-15

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This is a Doctrine entity listener empty template for Symfony that you can copy-paste in your projects. I wanted to have it here o...

Doctrine

Published on 2021-04-26 • Modified on 2021-04-26

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In this snippet, we see how to retrieve a Doctrine entity's changeset after an update. This is essential to know when using Doctri...

Doctrine

Published on 2021-04-21 • Modified on 2021-04-21

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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 get the fields and associations list of a Doctrine entity. First, we get the meta class of the...

Doctrine

Published on 2020-08-01 • Modified on 2020-08-01

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