ActiveDevice : Open Mobile Device Detector
Mobile and Devices User Agent Detector, For Mobile Handsets, Devices and Desktop Browsers. For Detect the Mobile and Recognize its Brand, Model, Engine, OS and Browser.
Install the gem from gemcutter:
sudo gem install active_device
You can also install this as a plugin:
script/plugin install git://github.com/shenoudab/active_device.git
Add this one line to your Application controller.
class ApplicationController < ActionController::Base include end
Once this is in place, any request that comes from a mobile device will be be set as :mobile format. It is up to you to determine how you want to handle these requests. It is also up to you to create the .mobile.erb versions of your views that are to be requested.
Then add the line below to config/initializers/mime_types.rb
Mime::Type.register_alias "text/html", :mobile
For Skiping setting the Format to :mobile Add this line to your Application Controller
Examples from ActiveDevice Helper Methods.
is_mobile_device? : Checking if the Request from Mobile Device is_mobile_browser? is_bot? is_device? 'iphone' is_brand? 'Nokia' is_model? 'NokiaE72' device_model : Return the Device Model if Mobile. device_brand : Return the Device Brand if Mobile. agent_engine : Reurn the Useragnet Engine. agent_os : Return Useragent Device OS.
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Copyright © 2009 Shenouda Bertel, MobiThought, released under the MIT license