News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Eran Galperin's Blog:
On the pitfalls of date validation with the Zend Framework
June 22, 2010 @ 12:58:43

On his techfounder.net blog today Eran Galperin talks about one of the issues you might currently see with the date validation in your Zend Framework application - a problem in the Zend_Validation_Date component related to its use of Zend_Locale.

Zend_Date tries to validate dates according to a given format (with a default fallback). The dangerous behavior is that it tries to convert the given format to a localized format using Zend_Locale. Zend_Locale attempts to detect automatically the locale of the requesting client, and it appears that on the machines that were exhibiting the bug, a different locale was determined than those I was testing it on.

His problem was when the method tried to parse a non-localized date format and ended up converting it based on the local machine's locale settings. To correct the issue, since he didn't really need the autodetect local feature anyway, he just manually set the locale in his bootstrap via a registry setting.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
zendframework zenddate validation locate issue


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Gennady Feldman's Blog:My recent learnings with Oracle Instant Client and OCI8 API

Davey Shafik's Blog: Where fore art thou International PHP Magazine?

Padraic Brady's Blog: The PHPSpec Zend Framework App Testing Manifesto: ZF Integration

VG Tech Blog: Lazy Loading Resources with Zend Framework Bootstrap

Jim Wynia's Blog: Tracking Accomplishments with PHP, Google Calendar and Zend Framework


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


unittest interview install introduction opinion release framework code testing series laravel api community refactor developer list wordpress podcast language threedevsandamaybe

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework