CONTENTS

NAME

Mojolicious::Validator - Validate values

SYNOPSIS

use Mojolicious::Validator;

my $validator = Mojolicious::Validator->new;
my $v = $validator->validation;
$v->input({foo => 'bar'});
$v->required('foo')->like(qr/ar$/);
say $v->param('foo');

DESCRIPTION

Mojolicious::Validator validates values for Mojolicious.

CHECKS

These validation checks are available by default.

equal_to

$v = $v->equal_to('foo');

String value needs to be equal to the value of another field.

in

$v = $v->in('foo', 'bar', 'baz');

String value needs to match one of the values in the list.

like

$v = $v->like(qr/^[A-Z]/);

String value needs to match the regular expression.

num

$v = $v->num;
$v = $v->num(2, 5);
$v = $v->num(2, undef);
$v = $v->num(undef, 5);

String value needs to be a non-fractional number and if provided in the given range.

size

$v = $v->size(2, 5);

String value length or size of Mojo::Upload object in bytes needs to be between these two values.

upload

$v = $v->upload;

Value needs to be a Mojo::Upload object, representing a file upload.

FILTERS

These filters are available by default.

trim

$v = $v->optional('foo', 'trim');

Trim whitespace characters from both ends of string value with "trim" in Mojo::Util.

ATTRIBUTES

Mojolicious::Validator implements the following attributes.

checks

my $checks = $validator->checks;
$validator = $validator->checks({size => sub {...}});

Registered validation checks, by default only "equal_to", "in", "like", "num", "size" and "upload" are already defined.

METHODS

Mojolicious::Validator inherits all methods from Mojo::Base and implements the following new ones.

add_check

$validator = $validator->add_check(size => sub {...});

Register a validation check.

$validator->add_check(foo => sub {
  my ($v, $name, $value, @args) = @_;
  ...
  return undef;
});

add_filter

$validator = $validator->add_filter(trim => sub {...});

Register a new filter.

$validator->add_filter(foo => sub {
  my ($v, $name, $value) = @_;
  ...
  return $value;
});

new

my $validator = Mojolicious::Validator->new;

Construct a new Mojolicious::Validator object.

validation

my $v = $validator->validation;

Build Mojolicious::Validator::Validation object to perform validations.

my $v = $validator->validation;
$v->input({foo => 'bar'});
$v->required('foo')->size(1, 5);
say $v->param('foo');

SEE ALSO

Mojolicious, Mojolicious::Guides, https://mojolicious.org.