Module: Authlogic::Regex

Defined in:
lib/authlogic/regex.rb

Overview

This is a module the contains regular expressions used throughout Authlogic. The point of extracting them out into their own module is to make them easily available to you for other uses. Ex:

validates_format_of :my_email_field, :with => Authlogic::Regex.email

Class Method Summary collapse

Class Method Details

.emailObject

A general email regular expression. It allows top level domains (TLD) to be from 2 - 4 in length, any TLD longer than that must be manually specified. The decisions behind this regular expression were made by reading this website: www.regular-expressions.info/email.html, which is an excellent resource for regular expressions.


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# File 'lib/authlogic/regex.rb', line 11

def self.email
  @email_regex ||= begin
    email_name_regex  = '[A-Z0-9_\.%\+\-\']+'
    domain_head_regex = '(?:[A-Z0-9\-]+\.)+'
    domain_tld_regex  = '(?:[A-Z]{2,4}|museum|travel)'
    /\A#{email_name_regex}@#{domain_head_regex}#{domain_tld_regex}\z/i
  end
end

.loginObject

A simple regular expression that only allows for letters, numbers, spaces, and [email protected] Just a standard login / username regular expression.


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# File 'lib/authlogic/regex.rb', line 22

def self.
  /\A\w[\w\.+\[email protected] ]+\z/
end