Code snippets

You will find here 41 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 get the first item of an array with PHP. This is a classic snippet every PHP developer had to use o...

PHP

Published on 2022-01-21 • Modified on 2022-01-21

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This snippet shows how to create to a "n" dimensions matrix with PHP. In the previous snippet, we saw how to create a two dimensi...

PHP

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

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In this snippet, we see how to create a two dimensions array with PHP. Of course, we can make loops with the range() function but ...

PHP

Published on 2021-12-30 • Modified on 2021-12-30

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We test if a class attribute is initialized with PHP in this snippet. It may not be obvious; we all know how to test if a variable...

PHP

Published on 2021-12-23 • Modified on 2021-12-23

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In this snippet, we see how to get the JSON request body as an array with Symfony. I still see projects trying to decode $request-...

Symfony

Published on 2021-12-04 • Modified on 2021-12-04

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In this snippet, we see how to trim the first word of a string with PHP. In the following example, we can't use a simple replace f...

PHP

Published on 2021-11-28 • Modified on 2021-12-03

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In this snippet, we see how to generate a random string with the Symfony string component. There is this static function fromRando...

Symfony

Published on 2021-11-21 • Modified on 2021-11-21

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In this snippet, we see how to test the current PHP version. The most straightforward way is to use the PHP_VERSION_ID constant. I...

PHP

Published on 2021-11-19 • Modified on 2021-11-19

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In this snippet, we see how to get the first character of a string with PHP and Symfony. In the first part, we see how to use the ...

PHP

Published on 2021-11-12 • Modified on 2021-11-12

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In this snippet, we see how to get the activated PHP extensions list with their versions. I use a one-line statement with an arrow...

PHP

Published on 2021-10-07 • Modified on 2021-10-07

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