Code snippets

You will find here 3 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 detect four bytes encoded characters/emojis with PHP. This can be useful to avoid errors while inserting...

PHP

Published on 2024-05-17 • Modified on 2024-05-17

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This snippet shows how to convert an emoji into an HTML entity with PHP. This is a way to do it. I'll explore other possible solut...

PHP

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

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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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