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Validating Gender Dynamically using REGEX

, 19 Apr 2012 CPOL
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Given that you will likely need to have the gender in an enumerated value anyway, I would simply use what's built into the .NET enum class. Something as simple as the following may be all you need.

public enum Gender
  Unknown = 0
  Female = 1
  F = Female
  Male = 2
  M = Male

Gender g ;
if ( System.Enum.TryParse ( s , true , out g ) ) ...


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