Type

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Type

Validates that a value is of a specific data type. For example, if a variable should be an array, you can use this constraint with the array type option to validate this.

Applies to property or method
Options
Class Type
Validator TypeValidator

Basic Usage

  • YAML
  • Annotations
  • XML
  • PHP
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# src/BlogBundle/Resources/config/validation.yml
Acme\BlogBundle\Entity\Author:
    properties:
        age:
            - Type:
                type: integer
                message: The value {{ value }} is not a valid {{ type }}.

Options

type

type: string [default option]

This required option is the fully qualified class name or one of the PHP datatypes as determined by PHP's is_ functions.

message

type: string default: This value should be of type {{ type }}

The message if the underlying data is not of the given type.

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