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Elixir library for working with IBAN numbers (parsing, validating, checking and formatting)

What is an IBAN?

IBAN (which stands for International Bank Account Number) is an internationally agreed code made up of up to 34 letters and numbers which helps banks make sure that international transfers are processed correctly.

In just a few letters and numbers, the IBAN captures all of the country, bank, and account details you need to send or receive money internationally. This system is used throughout Europe, and also recognised in some areas of the Middle East, North Africa and the Caribbean. Find IBAN examples for every country where it's used.

HowTo Use

Successfull case to parse IBAN

      iex>  "FI2112345600000785" |> IbanEx.Parser.parse()
      {:ok, %IbanEx.Iban{
        country_code: "FI",
        check_digits: "21",
        bank_code: "123456",
        branch_code: nil,
        national_check: "5",
        account_number: "0000078"

Errors cases of IBAN parsing

To check IBAN's country is supported

      iex> {:error, unsupported_country_code} = IbanEx.Parser.parse("ZU21NABZ00000000137010001944")
      {:error, :unsupported_country_code}
      iex> IbanEx.Error.message(unsupported_country_code)
      "Unsupported country code"

Validate and check IBAN length

      iex> {:error, invalid_length} = IbanEx.Parser.parse("AT6119043002345732012")
      {:error, :invalid_length}
      iex> IbanEx.Error.message(invalid_length)
      "IBAN violates the required length"
      iex> {:error, length_to_long} = IbanEx.Validator.check_iban_length("AT6119043002345732012")
      {:error, :length_to_long}
      iex> IbanEx.Error.message(length_to_long)
      "IBAN longer then required length"
      iex> {:error, length_to_short} = IbanEx.Validator.check_iban_length("AT61190430023457320")
      {:error, :length_to_short}
      iex> IbanEx.Error.message(length_to_short)
      "IBAN shorter then required length"

Validate IBAN checksum

      iex> {:error, invalid_checksum} = IbanEx.Parser.parse("AT621904300234573201")
      {:error, :invalid_checksum}
      iex> IbanEx.Error.message(invalid_checksum)
      "IBAN's checksum is invalid"


The package can be installed by adding iban_ex to your list of dependencies in mix.exs:

def deps do
    {:iban_ex, "~> 0.1.8"}

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