Code snippets

You will find here 15 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 translate the day and month of a date with PHP. We use the intl extension and its IntlDateFormatter clas...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-12 • Modified on 2022-04-12

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In this snippet, we see how to remove useless decimal of number_format with PHP. This trick is only helpful if you want to have lo...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-04 • Modified on 2022-04-04

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This snippet shows how to get the IRI of an entity with API Platform (and the opposite!). I have added this snippet because I noti...

API Platform

Published on 2022-03-14 • Modified on 2022-03-14

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This snippet shows how to cache data with Symfony. This one is for me because I always forget how to do. We have to inject the Cac...

Symfony

Published on 2022-03-13 • Modified on 2022-03-13

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In this snippet, we see how to test a JSON login with the API Platform ApiTestCase class. We pass the username and password with t...

API Platform

Published on 2021-10-31 • Modified on 2021-10-31

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In this snippet, we see how to get the value of a Symfony form field inside a Twig template. We can access it with the help of the...

Symfony

Published on 2021-06-05 • Modified on 2021-06-05

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In this snippet, we will see how to access the bound's entity to a Symfony form type inside the buildForm function. We just have t...

Symfony

Published on 2021-03-16 • Modified on 2021-03-16

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In this snippet, we will see how to mark with an asterisk all the required fields of a Symfony form. We will do it with CSS. Inspe...

Symfony

Published on 2020-08-25 • Modified on 2020-08-25

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In this snippet, we will see how to manually render checkboxes of a form with Twig. This can be useful when you have special thing...

Symfony

Published on 2020-01-21 • Modified on 2020-01-21

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Sometimes it's useful to know if a form is valid inside a Twig template. Indeed, when using the form_ helpers like form_error all ...

Symfony

Published on 2019-07-23 • Modified on 2019-11-08

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