Validate the first name and last name : Regular Expressions « Development « Java Tutorial

public class MainClass
   public static void main( String[] args )
   // validate first name
   public static boolean validateFirstName( String firstName )
      return firstName.matches( "[A-Z][a-zA-Z]*" );
   } // end method validateFirstName

   // validate last name
   public static boolean validateLastName( String lastName )
      return lastName.matches( "[a-zA-z]+([ '-][a-zA-Z]+)*" );
   } // end method validateLastName

6.32.Regular Expressions
6.32.1.Validate the first name and last name
6.32.2.Validate Address
6.32.3.Validate city and state
6.32.4.Validate Zip
6.32.5.Validate Phone
6.32.6.Replace '*' with '^'
6.32.7.Replace one string with another string
6.32.8.Replace all words with another string
6.32.9.Replace first three digits with 'digit'
6.32.10.Split string with comma
6.32.11.Pattern match: J.*\\d[0-35-9]-\\d\\d-\\d\\d