News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Rob Allen's Blog:
Validating UK Postcodes
November 15, 2010 @ 12:29:35

Rob Allen has shared a bit of code he's put together to help with validating UK postal codes (since the functionality in Zend_Validate doesn't cooperate), so he extended the main Zend_Validate_PostCode with his own validator.

It's easy enough to add a filter to remove the space, but I'm a little worried that when (and if) it gets fixed, will the fixed version Zend_Validate_PostCode then fail to validate postcodes without the space? In theory it should as the space is part of the spec. I'd hate my code to unexpectedly break due to a valid bug fix. I can easy work around this worry though by simply creating my own extension of Zend_Validate_PostCode.

The thirty-five line code example allows you to correctly validate the postal code with a quick call to the "isValid" method. He also links to another method from Paul Court to handle things similarly.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
postcode uk validation zendframework zendvalidate


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Zend Developer Zone: Free Zend Framework-based code generator from UML2 models

Zend Developer Zone: Zend_Controller_Action, Now With Parameters!

Raphael Stolt's Blog: Using the Zend Framework plugins for server-sided Ajax request identification

Tilllate.com Blog: tilllate.com is now all Zend Framework

Padraic Brady's Blog: The PHPSpec Zend Framework App Testing Manifesto: ZF Integration


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


install tips opinion release api podcast library zendserver list update deployment package laravel symfony interview introduction language community series framework

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework