Code snippets

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 getting the current interactive shell name. We can use this particular variable $SHELL that should be a...

shell

Published on 2024-06-09 • Modified on 2024-06-09

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This snippet shows how to get the absolute physical path of the current Makefile. The documentation is available by clicking the "...

Makefile

Published on 2024-06-08 • Modified on 2024-06-08

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This snippet shows how to display the status code of the last executed command in the terminal. It can be helpful in shell scripts...

terminal

Published on 2023-10-21 • Modified on 2023-10-21

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In this snippet, we see how to get the columns count of the terminal. The two following commands produce the same result. In the f...

terminal

Published on 2021-12-21 • Modified on 2021-12-21

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In this snippet, we see how to replace text in a file with SED on macOS. Sometimes Unix commands do not behave exactly as they wou...

mac

Published on 2021-07-14 • Modified on 2021-07-14

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In this snippet, we will see how to pass parameters to a Makefile rule. You can do so by adding parameter=value to the make call, ...

Makefile

Published on 2020-12-09 • Modified on 2020-12-09

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