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13 May 2008

Link: lindsaar.net Tip #4 - Validating an Email Address with Ruby on Rails

"TMail has an “Address” class. It will throw an invalid address exception if given an address it can’t handle (and it has about 2,000 test cases of email addresses it can handle, so you are pretty safe.)"

04 Dec 2007

validates_uniqueness_of_set

Rails code snippet for the day: validates_uniqueness_of_set. Useful for making sure each specific combination of the specified attributes is unique. Example from the pastie:

validates_uniqueness_of_set :first_name, :last_name

Just like the options it accepts, the code is very similar to validates_uniqueness_of – and the few tests I’ve thrown at it are handled without any problems.

14 Jan 2007

Link: Alex Payne | Announcing Acts As Sanitized

12 Jan 2007

Link: Really easy field validation * Dexagogo

11 Aug 2006

Link: Opinion - Create your own validates_abc_of validation

03 Jul 2006

Link: Rails - Assert Valid Markup Tests

25 Feb 2006

Link: A List Apart: Articles: Validating a Custom DTD

Good overview of how to properly add custom attributes to xhtml elements

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