Check If A String Only Contains A Number In Ruby

Posted By Weston Ganger

I was importing string values and needed to check that it was a positive number

Heres a simple regex to check this. This example will only work for positive integers.

"123abc" !~ /\D/ # => false
"123" !~ /\D/ # => true

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Article Topic:Software Development - Ruby / Rails

Date:March 21, 2016