form-validator-node

1.1.0 • Public • Published

A simple node module for validating request parameters and objects.

This module supports custom error messages.

Installation

 
$ npm install form-validator-node
 

Usage

A simple example showing object validation.

 
var validator = require("form-validator-node");
 
var userInfoValidations = {
    firstName: "type: string | required:true | minlength:3 | maxlength: 40 | pattern:/^[A-Za-z0-9]*$/",
    lastName: "type: string | minlength:1 | maxlength: 40 | pattern:/^[A-Za-z0-9]*$/",
    userName: "type: string | required:true | minlength:6 | maxlength:30 | pattern:/^[A-Za-z0-9_]*$/",
    age: "required:true | type:number | minvalue:13 | maxvalue:70",
}
 
var userObject = {
    firstName: "daniel",
    lastName: "radcliffe",
    userName: "DanJRadcliffeNL",
    age: 30
}
var options = {};
validator(userInfoValidations, userObject,options,function(validationErrors, verifiedData){
    if(validationErrors)
    {
        console.log(validationErrors);
    }
})
    

A simple express example showing login form validation.

var validator = require("form-validator-node");
 
app.post("/login",function(req,res){
   var loginFormValidations = {
    userName: "required:true | minlength:6 | maxlength:30",
    password: "minlength:6 | maxlength:50"
   }
   var options = {};
   validator(loginFormValidations, req.body,options,function(validationErrors, verifiedData){
    if(validationErrors)
    {
    res.send(400).send(validationErrors);
    }
   })
})

A simple express example showing login form validation using promises.

var validator = require("form-validator-node");
 
app.post("/login",function(req,res){
   var loginFormValidations = {
    userName: "required:true | minlength:6 | maxlength:30",
    password: "minlength:6 | maxlength:50"
   }
   var options = {};
 
   validator(loginFormValidations,req.body,options).then(verifiedData=>{
    console.log(verifiedData);
   }).catch(validationErrors => {
    res.send(400).send(validationErrors);
   })
 
})

A simple express example showing login form validation with custom error messages.

var validator = require("form-validator-node");
 
app.post("/login",function(req,res){
   var loginFormValidations = {
    userName: `required:true:Username is a mandatory field, Please fill out the field. | 
    minlength:6:userName length should be atleast 6 characters. | 
    maxlength:30:userName lenght exceeds 30 characters.`,
    password: "minlength:6 | maxlength:50"
   }
   var options = { deleteOtherFields : true };  // Options object will be explained in below sections.
   validator(loginFormValidations, req.body,options,function(validationErrors, verifiedData){
    if(validationErrors)
    {
    res.send(400).send(validationErrors);
    }
   })
})

Options

deleteOtherFields
Returns only fields in validation object if "deleteOtherFields" value is true. Else returns all fields. Default value is true.

Available Validations

required: true : <optional error message>
Value in the object must exist for given field.

type: <string | number | boolean | list>: <optional error message>
Value in the object must be the given type.

minvalue: <number>: <optional error message>
This will be used for number data types.Field value in the object should not be lower than the specified value.

maxvalue: <number>: <optional error message>
This will be used for number data types.Field value in the object should not be greater than the specified value.

minlength: <number>: <optional error message>
Length of the field value in the object should not be lower than the specified value.

maxlength: <number>: <optional error message>
Length of the field value in the object should not be greater than the specified value.

pattern: <regex>: <optional error message>
Field value must follow given pattern.

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