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Version: 10.x


Apiato uses the powerful Laravel validation system.

In Apiato, validation must be defined in Request component, since every request might have different rules.

Validation rules are automatically applied, once injecting the Request in the Controller.

Requests help validating User data, accessibility, ownership and more.

Example Request with Validation rules:

namespace App\Containers\AppSection\User\UI\API\Requests;
use App\Ship\Parents\Requests\Request;
class RegisterUserRequest extends Request{    /**     * @return  array     */    public function rules()    {        return [            'email'    => 'required|email|max:200|unique:users,email',            'password' => 'required|min:20|max:300',            'name'     => 'required|min:2|max:400',        ];    }

Usage from Controller Example:

    public function registerUser(RegisterUserRequest $request)    {        $user = app(RegisterUserAction::class)->run($request);        return $this->transform($user, UserTransformer::class);    }


Validation Error response format:

Single Field:

{  "message": "The given data was invalid.",  "errors": {    "email": [      "The email has already been taken."    ]  }}

Multiple Fields:

{  "message": "The given data was invalid.",  "errors": {    "email": [      "The email has already been taken."    ],    "password": [      "The password field is required."    ]  }}

More details about requests in the Requests Page.