This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
That's a touchy one. Domain Name registrars are a little leery of automated tools, since such things have been unleashed on their servers with punitive effect. Plus the primary users of automated registry inquiries are domain squatters. So web services are not something I'd expect to find as much of as for other similar activities. In fact, I believe that some registrars will even throttle requests, so even if you use an app like "wget" or "whois", you may only be permitted a limited number of inquiries within a given time period.
An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com
subject: Check domain name availability in a program or a script