Code snippets

You will find here 12 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 unit test a Symfony custom constraint with the ConstraintValidatorTestCase. In the previous snippet, we ...

Symfony

Published on 2022-11-06 • Modified on 2022-11-06

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This snippet shows how to unit test a custom Symfony validation constraint. One learns every day; I made this snippet inspired by ...

Symfony

Published on 2022-11-05 • Modified on 2022-11-05

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This snippet shows how to test a getter and a setter simultaneously in a PHPUnit test case. This small trick allows us to gain spa...

PHP

Published on 2022-10-26 • Modified on 2022-10-26

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This snippet shows how to select an invalid choice value of a select form field in a Symfony functional test. Indeed, if you try t...

Symfony

Published on 2022-08-19 • Modified on 2022-08-19

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This snippet shows how to get the id of a Symfony form inside a Twig template. This is useful when wanting to give a particular at...

Symfony

Published on 2022-08-06 • Modified on 2022-08-06

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In this snippet, we see how to test the presence of keys in a JSON API response. We can use the PHPUnit assertEqualsCanonicalizing...

api

Published on 2022-06-28 • Modified on 2022-06-28

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This snippet shows how to initialize a Symfony sandbox with a given version, thanks to the Symfony binary. You have to use the --v...

Symfony

Published on 2021-09-17 • Modified on 2021-09-17

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In this snippet, we see how to create a unit test for a Twig template. This template contains a simple if tag like this: {% if cas...

Twig

Published on 2021-07-02 • Modified on 2021-07-02

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In this snippet, we will see how to create a simple dateTime object with the Alice fixtures bundle. When you start to play with th...

Symfony

Published on 2021-04-03 • Modified on 2021-04-03

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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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