[L5] Where to add custom validation function?

Posted 4 years ago by trevorg

I'm using the new FormRequest functionality, and it works great, but I'm wondering, what is the best way to add a custom validation function?

I would like to have a custom validatePhone() function that validates a phone number.

And then in my EditAccountRequest class I can use it in the rules:

 public function rules()
        return [
            'phone' => ['sometimes','required','phone']

But I'm not sure where to put the validatePhone() function, and how to tie it into the Validator instance.

I thought maybe doing it this way would work:


But I can't figure it out. Has anyone else successfully done this with Laravel 5?

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