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Is there any REAL date validator-library available?

SimpleDateFormat (ok, it's just a formatter) is just too crippled. Even with setLenient(true); it passes ex: 11.12.2009kjdsjdsjjds.

 
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You can use the method with the ParsePosition, then check if the ParsePosition is at the end of the string.
 
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Thanks!
 
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Jari Timonen wrote:Is there any REAL date validator-library available?

SimpleDateFormat (ok, it's just a formatter) is just too crippled. Even with setLenient(true); it passes ex: 11.12.2009kjdsjdsjjds.


If you want stricter validation, you probably want setLenient(false), not true. It will still pass the example you give here if you use parse(String), since that's part of the method description. But setLenient(false) will at least make other aspects of the validation stricter.
 
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REAL validation
 
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