jon077 jon077 - 16 days ago 5
Java Question

What is the best Java email address validation method?

What are the good email address validation libraries for Java? Are there any alternatives to commons validator?

Answer

Apache Commons is generally known as a solid project. Keep in mind, though, you'll still have to send a verification email to the address if you want to ensure it's a real email, and that the owner wants it used on your site.

EDIT: There was a bug where it was too restrictive on domain, causing it to not accept valid emails from new TLDs.

This bug was resolved on 03/Jan/15 02:48 in commons-validator version 1.4.1

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