Code snippets

You will find here 11 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 declare a string in PHP with a Heredoc and Nowdoc block. This one is for me as I always forget how to do...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-30 • Modified on 2022-04-30

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This snippet shows how to check if a string contains another string with PHP. This is a kind of tribute to our "old" PHP. The str...

PHP

Published on 2022-04-15 • Modified on 2022-04-15

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This snippet shows how to get the last part of an URL with PHP. It's a kind of a relic of the past! Indeed, this basename() functi...

PHP

Published on 2022-03-25 • Modified on 2022-03-25

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This snippet shows how to trim a word (or string) at the start of a string with PHP or Symfony. In the following example, we can't...

PHP

Published on 2022-03-05 • Modified on 2022-03-05

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In this snippet, we see how to get the short name of a PHP class. First with using reflection and secondarily using the Symfony st...

PHP

Published on 2022-02-05 • Modified on 2022-02-05

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In this snippet, we see how to extract the domain of an email with PHP. First, a solution with plain PHP, then with the Symfony st...

PHP

Published on 2022-01-27 • Modified on 2022-01-27

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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 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 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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