The Rules Data Structure

You don’t have to use the RulesBuilder. It’s output is just a big array. You might want to serialize/deserialize it manually. So here is it’s structure:

Rules is an array with a field name as key and an array of rules to use for this field. Each rule is an array with the validator name as first element and parameters as following elements. So our getting started example translates to:

$rules = [
    'name' => [
    'zipcode' => [
        ['between', 9999, 100000]
    'email' => [