How to validate datetime in laravel?

by wilmer.lemke , in category: PHP Frameworks , 24 days ago

How to validate datetime in laravel?

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by raphael_tillman , 23 days ago

@wilmer.lemke 

In Laravel, you can validate a datetime using Laravel's built-in validation system. Here's an example of how you can validate a datetime field in a form request class:

  1. Create a new form request class by running the following command in your terminal:
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php artisan make:request DateTimeRequest


  1. Open the newly created DateTimeRequest.php file in the app/Http/Requests directory.
  2. Add the following code to the rules method in the DateTimeRequest class:
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public function rules()
{
    return [
        'date' => 'required|date_format:Y-m-d H:i:s',
    ];
}


In this example, we are validating the date field to ensure that it is a required field and is in the format of Y-m-d H:i:s.

  1. Use the DateTimeRequest class in your controller method. For example:
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public function store(DateTimeRequest $request)
{
    // Code to store the validated data
}


By using Laravel's form request validation, you can easily validate datetime fields and ensure that the input meets the required format before processing it further in your application.