Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Reg Ex for date validation

Posted on 2011-02-13
2
Medium Priority
?
320 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Please give me some sample code that does validation for a date (mm-dd-yyyy) using reg ex.

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:dshrenik
2 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
sjklein42 earned 2000 total points
ID: 34885098
This is what can be done with regex.  However this does not prevent the 30th of February, for example.

(0[1-9]¦[12][0-9]¦3[01])\-(0[1-9]¦1[0-2])\-([12][0-9][0-9][0-9])
0
 

Author Comment

by:dshrenik
ID: 34885100
Another one:
^(0[1-9]|1[012])[- /.](0[1-9]|[12][0-9]|3[01])[- /.](19|20)\d\d$
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I have been reconstructing a PHP-based application that has grown into a full blown interface system over the last ten years by a developer that has now gone into business for himself building websites. I am not incredibly fond of writing PHP code o…
Whatever be the reason, if you are working on web development side,  you will need day-today validation codes like email validation, date validation , IP address validation, phone validation on any of the edit page or say at the time of registration…
Learn how to match and substitute tagged data using PHP regular expressions. Demonstrated on Windows 7, but also applies to other operating systems. Demonstrated technique applies to PHP (all versions) and Firefox, but very similar techniques will w…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
Suggested Courses

927 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question