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Email Validation using Php and Javascript

This function checks whether the email provided is valid and returns false if not valid.

Php Function for validating email

//$email -> email value to be validated.

function callEmailCheck($email, $strict = false)
$regex = $strict? '/^([.0-9a-z_-]+)@(([0-9a-z-]+\.)+[0-9a-z]{2,4})$/i' : '/^([*+!.&#$¦\'\\%\/0-9a-z^_`{}=?~:-]+)@(([0-9a-z-]+\.)+[0-9a-z]{2,4})$/i' ;
if (preg_match($regex, trim($email), $matches))    {
return array($matches[1], $matches[2]);
else {
return false;

This function checks whether the user email entered in the text box is valid or not. Call this function on submit.

Javascript Function for validating email

function callEmailCheck() {
var emailreg = /^([A-Za-z0-9_\-\.])+\@([A-Za-z0-9_\-\.])+\.([A-Za-z]{2,4})$/;
//useremail is the name of the email text field.
var email = document.getElementById("useremail").value;
if(emailreg.test(email) == true){
return email;
return "";

How to send a Email attachment or MMS in Android

The following lines of code are used to send a image as either mail attachment
or as MMS from the android mobile programatcally!

Intent sendIntent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND);
//Mime type of the attachment (or) u can use sendIntent.setType("*/*")
//Subject for the message or Email
sendIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_SUBJECT, "My Picture");
//Full Path to the attachment
sendIntent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_STREAM, Uri.parse("file://sdcard/test.png"));
//Use a chooser to decide whether email or mms
startActivity(Intent.createChooser(sendIntent, "Email:"));