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Validating data against business logic


2 Tasks

10 mins

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Beginner Pega Platform English
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Customers with standard coverage use a credit card to pay for services performed by a service provider. To ensure that credit card transactions are processed correctly, stakeholders have identified that the expiration date must be in the future. Expired cards are rejected, and the process cannot continue until the user provides a valid expiration date.

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Challenge Walkthrough

Detailed Tasks

1 Configure a view to validate the expiration date is in the future

  1. In App Studio, from the left navigation pane, click Case types > Assistance Request to open the Assistance request case type.
  2. Click the Enter payment information step.
  3. In the contextual properties pane on the right, click Configure view.
  4. In the Enter payment information view, click the Validations tab to add a validation condition to the step.
  5. Under No validation conditions present, click Add condition to make the condition entry fields available. 
  6. In the Message field, enter Expiration date is not valid. as the message to display if the user enters an invalid expiration date.
  7. In the Select drop-down, select PaymentInformation > Expiration date.
  8. In the Comparator drop-down, select is before.
  9. To the right, click Select values to define additional options for the condition.
  10. From the Type drop-down, select Time period. The fields should match the image below.
  11. In the Select values dialog box, click Submit.
  12. In the Enter payment information view, click Submit.


2 Confirm your work

  1. From the Assistance request case, click Save and run.
  2. Advance the case to the Enter payment information step.
  3. In the Expiration date field, enter a date in the past.
  4. On the Enter payment information form, click Submit to attempt to advance the case. Verify that the application prevents the case type from advancing and displays the Expiration date is not valid error.
    validation message
  5. In the Payment information Expiration date field, enter a date in the future.
  6. Click Submit and confirm that the case advances to the next stage.
    pass validation

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