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Ability to specify schema and data without a filename

See original GitHub issue

Currently you use the library like this:

import yamale
schema = yamale.make_schema('./schema.yaml')

# Create a Data object
data = yamale.make_data('./data.yaml')

# Validate data against the schema. Throws a ValueError if data is invalid.
yamale.validate(schema, data)

It would be really useful if there was an option to provide the schema and data as Python strings instead - that way the could be loaded from a database or from an incoming HTTP request.

Something like this could work

import yamale

schema = yamale.make_schema(content="""
name: str()
age: int(max=200)
height: num()
awesome: bool()

data = yamale.make_data(content="""
name: Bill
age: 26
height: 6.2
awesome: True

yamale.validate(schema, data)

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 3 years ago
  • Reactions:1
  • Comments:8 (6 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

mildebrandtcommented, Jun 26, 2020

This enhancement is in version 2.2.0. Thanks!

blopkercommented, Jun 25, 2020

Hey @simonw, thank you for your contribution. Also, thanks for reminding us we still support Python 2. I’ve made a ticket to address that for our next major version:

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