Code snippets

You will find here 48 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 a previous snippet, we saw how to force the dowload of a file that already exists on the file system. But, generally, you want ...

Symfony

Published on 2021-01-10 • Modified on 2021-01-10

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In this snippet, we will see how to test if a Doctrine entity has been modified from its initial state in the database. We must us...

Doctrine

Published on 2020-12-18 • Modified on 2020-12-18

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In this snippet, we will see how to request a JSON response with the Symfony HTTP test client. If your controller returns in a JSO...

Symfony

Published on 2020-11-24 • Modified on 2020-11-24

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Here is a typical PHPStan configuration file for a Symfony project. I have added some links to the documentation, so you know what...

Symfony

Published on 2020-11-11 • Modified on 2020-11-20

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In this snippet, we will see how to get the active Symfony application's environment. There are two ways of doing it: by using the...

Symfony

Published on 2020-10-10 • Modified on 2020-10-10

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In this snippet, we will see how to test if the code throws an exception. We will use the PHPUnit expectException() function with ...

phpunit

Published on 2020-09-20 • Modified on 2020-09-20

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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, I will show you the changes I add to make on my configuration when I upgraded Doctrine Migrations from v2.x to v3...

Doctrine

Published on 2020-07-18 • Modified on 2020-07-18

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In this snippet, we will see how to get your public IP address with the Symfony HTTP client. Be careful that here, by public IP, I...

Symfony

Published on 2020-07-05 • Modified on 2020-07-05

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In this snippet, we will see how to test redirections with the Symfony Http client. The code we will see is, in fact, a functional...

Symfony

Published on 2020-04-15 • Modified on 2020-04-15

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