Code snippets

You will find here 33 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 run raw SQL queries via the Doctrine DBAL connection instance. In...

Doctrine
Published on 2020-01-16 • Modified on 2020-01-16

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Sometimes, it's useful to know the current route name in a Twig template. For example in a layout wh...

Symfony
Published on 2020-01-09 • Modified on 2020-01-09

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In this snippet we will see how to retrieve data from the ipstack API. We will use the Symfony HttpC...

Symfony
Published on 2020-01-04 • Modified on 2020-01-04

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This is my deploy configuration for the EasyDeploy bundle. Well, that wasn't so easy but now it work...

Symfony
Published on 2019-12-01 • Modified on 2019-12-01

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You can generate a command with the maker bundle (php bin/console make:command). I use a slightly di...

Symfony
Published on 2019-11-24 • Modified on 2019-11-24

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It's a very common need to have to get the referer of the current request. Of course, it can be done...

Symfony
Published on 2019-11-20 • Modified on 2019-11-20

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Sometimes you need to access an application's constant as a parameter in the container service file....

Symfony
Published on 2019-10-25 • Modified on 2019-10-25

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This my preferred way to declare and use Doctrine repositories. It allows to directly inject it wher...

Doctrine
Published on 2019-08-27 • Modified on 2019-08-27

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This is another example where the constant Twig function can be helpful. In this case we get the \Da...

Twig
Published on 2019-08-18 • Modified on 2019-08-18

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This is another example where the constant Twig function can be helpful. In this case we get the JSO...

Twig
Published on 2019-08-17 • Modified on 2019-08-17

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