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A Brief Look at the Journey of an Email Message

How do emails actually get from point A to point B? Most people have no idea. They don't stop to wonder how an email message is sent and delivered when clicking the send button. If you were to ask them...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
May 23, 2019
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Tackling False Negatives in Email Validation

What is a false negative? In email validation, the term is used when an address is incorrectly identified as being invalid or undeliverable – in other words, it is flagged as being bad when it is...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
February 14, 2019

Why Google Maps Isn’t Perfect

Google Maps is an amazing service. Much of the civilized world has now been mapped through its data sources, ranging from satellite data to its ubiquitous camera-mounted vehicles. The result is a tool that...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
September 20, 2018

Understanding Addresses in Australia

The country of Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, consists of six states and two territories. There are over 13 million known deliverable addresses in Australia. This article...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
August 16, 2018

Contact Country Detection: How It Works

In a previous blog, we discussed the benefits of using DOTS Address Detective - International to detect a contact’s country. This blog will discuss some of the challenges surrounding country detection in...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
August 9, 2018
For companies who deal with users in the United Kingdom, this reference guide can help you better understand how addresses in the UK are formatted and what makes an address valid.

Understanding Addresses in the United Kingdom

For companies who deal with users in the United Kingdom, this reference guide can help you better understand how UK addresses are formatted and what makes an address valid. The United Kingdom: Three...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
May 10, 2018
DOTS Address Validation International (AVI) enables businesses to develop consistent addressing formats for your international addresses.

AVI Address Output: We Speak Your Language

You say tomato, I say tomahto. You say Rome, I say Roma. You say Munich, I say München. Let’s Not call the whole thing off. Have you ever wondered why the country code and abbreviation for Germany...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
April 12, 2018

Mail Servers: Where in the world…?

We love data here at Service Objects. We are constantly working to expand and improve on our datasets to further innovate our product lineup. A big part of what makes our Email Validation (EV) service so...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
January 18, 2018
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How to Use DOTS Email Validation 3

The DOTS Email Validation 3 (EV3) service has been designed to be robust enough to accommodate the particular needs of a detailed oriented programmer and simple enough to be used by a marketing assistant...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
September 7, 2017

Maintaining a Good Email Sender Reputation

What are Honeypot Email Addresses? A honeypot is a type of spamtrap. It is an email address that is created with the intention of identifying potential spammers. The email address is often hidden from...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
May 4, 2017

Thinking Alternatively About Place Names

Here at Service Objects we come across a lot of names, particularly the names of places. We also work with a lot of personal names, but for now I would like to focus on just place names. Whether the name...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
April 6, 2017

Can Google Maps be Used to Validate Addresses?

In November of 2016, Google started rolling out updates to more clearly distinguish their Geocoding and Places APIs, both of which are a part of the Google Maps API suite. The Places API was introduced in...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
March 9, 2017

The Challenge of Storing International Addresses

Working with international address data can be difficult and confusing. Even when you have an application available to validate an address, and it tells you that it's deliverable, you still have to deal...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
July 28, 2016

Geocoding Resolution – Ensuring Accuracy and Precision

When geocoding addresses, coordinate precision is not as important as coordinate accuracy. It is a common misconception to confuse high precision decimal degree coordinates with high accuracy. Precision is...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
January 19, 2016

Self-Learning Validation

Have you ever asked Siri to remind you to buy a certain product the next time you're at the store, call your mom, or fetch the latest movie times? Technology that was once the realm of fantasy has made its...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
July 1, 2015

3 Email Validation Terms You Should Know

Email validation is an important tool in ensuring the deliverability of your email messages. Not only can email validation correct common typos and weed out bogus email addresses, it is also essential in...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
March 4, 2015