Code snippets

You will find here 76 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 retrieving the attributes' parameters of a PHP class with reflection. As you can see, it's straightforwa...

PHP

Published on 2023-01-26 • Modified on 2023-01-26

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This snippet shows how to get a DateTime object from a DateTimeImmuntable object with PHP. We can use the setTimestamp() function ...

PHP

Published on 2023-01-03 • Modified on 2023-01-03

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This snippet shows how to generate an array with the same keys and values with PHP. This is the first time I have tried chatGPT to...

PHP

Published on 2022-12-10 • Modified on 2022-12-10

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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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This snippet shows how to create a fixed-size array with PHP. We can use the SplFixedArray class. It is interesting to use this s...

PHP

Published on 2022-11-11 • Modified on 2022-11-11

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This snippet shows how to create a UTC timezone date with PHP. The first thing to know is that if your server already has UTC as t...

PHP

Published on 2022-11-10 • Modified on 2022-11-10

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This snippet shows how to unit test a Symfony custom constraint with the ConstraintValidatorTestCase. In the previous snippet, we ...

Symfony

Published on 2022-11-06 • Modified on 2022-11-06

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This snippet shows how to unit test a custom Symfony validation constraint. One learns every day; I made this snippet inspired by ...

Symfony

Published on 2022-11-05 • Modified on 2022-11-05

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This snippet shows how to test a getter and a setter simultaneously in a PHPUnit test case. This small trick allows us to gain spa...

PHP

Published on 2022-10-26 • Modified on 2022-10-26

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This snippet shows how to check if a Symfony route exists. We mustn't use the getRouteCollection() method because it regenerates t...

Symfony

Published on 2022-10-22 • Modified on 2022-10-22

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