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class Athena::Validator::Constraints::Regex
inherits Athena::Validator::Constraint #

Validates that a value matches a regular expression. The underlying value is converted to a string via #to_s before being validated.


As with most other constraints, nil and empty strings are considered valid values, in order to allow the value to be optional. If the value is required, consider combining this constraint with AVD::Constraints::NotBlank.


Required Arguments#


Type: ::Regex

The ::Regex pattern that the value should match.

Optional Arguments#


Type: Bool Default: true

If set to false, validation will require the value does NOT match the pattern.


Type: String Default: This value should match '{{ pattern }}'.

The message that will be shown if the value does not match the pattern.


The following placeholders can be used in this message:

  • {{ value }} - The current (invalid) value.
  • {{ pattern }} - The regular expression pattern that the value should match.

Type: Array(String) | String | Nil Default: nil

The validation groups this constraint belongs to. AVD::Constraint::DEFAULT_GROUP is assumed if nil.


Type: Hash(String, String)? Default: nil

Any arbitrary domain-specific data that should be stored with this constraint. The payload is not used by Athena::Validator, but its processing is completely up to you.


REGEX_FAILED_ERROR = "108987a0-2d81-44a0-b8d4-1c7ab8815343" #

Class methods#

.new(pattern : ::Regex, match : Bool = true, message : String = "This value should match '{{ pattern }}'.", groups : Array(String) | String | Nil = nil, payload : Hash(String, String)? = nil) #

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#match? : Bool #

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#pattern : ::Regex #

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#validated_by : AVD::ConstraintValidator.class #

Returns the AVD::ConstraintValidator.class that should handle validating self.

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