You will find here 6 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 get the FQCN of a variable with ::class; this is new functionality introduced in PHP 8.1. Before, we cou...
Published on 2022-09-11 • Modified on 2022-09-11
This snippet shows how to test if an array is a list with PHP. This function was introduced in PHP 8.1, before we had to do this m...
Published on 2022-09-10 • Modified on 2022-09-10
This snippet shows how to use constants in PHP 8 attributes. It is an excellent pro that PHP 8 attributes provide. Before, we had ...
Published on 2022-06-25 • Modified on 2022-06-25
This snippet shows how to fetch a Doctrine entity from a repository with the correct type hint. We can use the find() function to ...
Published on 2022-05-14 • Modified on 2022-05-14
This snippet shows how to get the type name of a variable for debugging. The get_debug_type() function was introduced in PHP 8 and...
Published on 2022-04-23 • Modified on 2022-04-23
In this snippet, we will see how to use a closure to assign the result of a switch-case to a variable. In the closure we use early...
Published on 2020-12-04 • Modified on 2020-12-04