Code snippets

You will find here 8 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 see how to inspect the content of a string using the file_put_contents PHP function. Sometimes, when you use t...

PHP

Published on 2021-09-05 • Modified on 2021-09-05

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In this snippet, we see how to get the physical path of a temporary PHP file. In this case, we use the tmpfile() function to creat...

PHP

Published on 2021-07-25 • Modified on 2021-07-25

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In this snippet, we will see how to test if a Docker container is healthy in a Makefile. The goal is to use this check before runn...

Docker

Published on 2021-02-27 • Modified on 2021-02-27

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In a previous snippet, we saw how to force the dowload of a file that already exists on the file system. But, generally, you want ...

Symfony

Published on 2021-01-10 • Modified on 2021-01-10

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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 enable or disable the Symfony profiler conditionally. I was reading the documentation (check o...

Symfony

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

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I have always used shell (.sh) scripts to streamline all my dev tasks on Symfony projects. But I discovered (here and here) that w...

Symfony

Published on 2018-11-30 • Modified on 2020-04-21

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One learn every day! This is so true, in fact I have created this snippet because I didn't knew about the Kernel::getProjectDir()...

Symfony

Published on 2018-10-28 • Modified on 2019-12-08

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