mobile-agent

Easy mobile browser detection helper.

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npm install mobile-agent

mobile-agent

Easy mobile browser detection helper for Node.js

Simple Example (Node HTTP):


// Writes the user agent obj. out to the screen
var http = require('http');
var util = require('util');
var ua      = require('mobile-agent');

http.createServer(function (req, res) {
    var agent = ua(req.headers['user-agent']);

    res.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/plain'});
    res.end(util.inspect(agent));
}).listen(8080);

util.log("Server listening on port 8080.");

/** Example output:
{ 
  Mobile: false,
  iOS: false,
  iPhone: false,
  iPad: false,
  Android: false,
  webOS: false,
  Mac: '10.8.1',
  Windows: false,
  Other: false,
  Browser: { 
      name: 'safari', 
      version: '536.25' 
  } 
}
**/

Express example:


var ua      = require('mobile-agent');

app.get('/', function(req, res) {
    var agent = ua(req.headers['user-agent'])

    if(agent.Mobile === true) {
        res.render('mobile', {
            foo: 'bar'
        });
    } else {
        res.render('desktop', {
            foo: 'bar'
        });
    }
});
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