How to validate a URL in .NET

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Posted at 15:41 on 26 October 2009


You don’t need to use regular expressions.

More generally, if you are trying to do something extremely common, the chances are that whatever framework you’re using, there’s a method or function somewhere in there which will do it for you. And it will almost certainly do it much better than your home-brewed solution will.