Code snippets

You will find here 43 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 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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In this snippet, we will see how to enable or disable the Symfony profiler conditionally. I was reading the documentation (check o...

Symfony

Published on 2020-04-12 • Modified on 2020-04-12

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In this snippet, we will see how to get the payload of a HTTP POST request from a Symfony controller. This is useful for example w...

Symfony

Published on 2020-02-22 • Modified on 2020-02-22

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The function is not explode like in PHP. Instead, we can use the split filter (that internally uses the explode or str_split PHP f...

Twig

Published on 2020-02-10 • Modified on 2020-02-10

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In this snippet, we will see how to force the download of a file by the browser from a Symfony controller. As you can see, it's ve...

Symfony

Published on 2020-01-29 • Modified on 2020-01-29

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In this snippet, we will see how to manually render checkboxes of a form with Twig. This can be useful when you have special thing...

Symfony

Published on 2020-01-21 • Modified on 2020-01-21

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