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Updated: Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry Bold Touch, Kindle Fire

Hi, folks — I made a few updates to the code today. Here is a summary of the changes, which are also listed at the top of each file. PHP Only: Created a constructor method per new features in PHP

Posted in Code Updates, MobileESP APIs

Known Issue: Firefox on Android Phones

James M. sent us a note just before Christmas about a support issue affecting the Firefox browser on Android phones. Here is a quick overview of the issue. Issue Summary: When using the Firefox browser on an Android mobile phone,

Posted in Code Updates, General

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! It’s 2012 and MobileESP is a little over three years old! Let’s pause a moment and reflect upon where we’ve come… Project founder Anthony Hand started MobileESP in late 2008 to help solve a very real

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Happy Thanksgiving!

To all of our American friends: Happy Thanksgiving! This is just a quick note to let you know that we’re still alive. It’s just been a couple of months of very slow news, so to speak. Here are a few

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DetectAndroidTablet() Updated

Those > and < marks get me every freakin’ time… I just uploaded a new version of the MobileESP code to fix a bug I introduced in the last update in DetectAndroidTablet(). Please accept my apologies for that! Thank you to René B.

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Minify Your MobileESP!

Hi, folks — As you may recall, the MobileESP code is written first and foremost so that it’s easy for you to read and customize. Although feedback from people in the field report that the code executes quickly and efficiently

Posted in General, Mobile Web Site Design

Updated: Fixed issues related to Opera Mini on Android

Hi, folks — Here we go again on the Opera mobile browser ride…  🙂 So last week, we fixed the inaccurate detection results for the very good Opera Mobile browser on Android. This week, it’s the Opera Mini browser’s turn!

Posted in Code Updates, MobileESP APIs

MobileESP for Joomla!

The good folks at Weever recently sent us a note letting us know that they have ported MobileESP to a Joomla plug-in called (appropriately enough) “MobileESP for Joomla.” Fantastic! Feel free to download the latest version of MobileESP for Joomla

Posted in General, Projects Using MobileESP

Updated: Fixed issues related to Opera Mobile on Android

Hi, folks — The Opera Mobile browser for Android is great. Unfortunately, the Opera dev team doesn’t follow Google’s guidelines for constructing useragent strings properly. As a result, the Opera Mobile browser on Android phones was falsely reporting itself as

Posted in Code Updates, MobileESP APIs

Download the Live API Demo Pages!

Hi, folks — Numerous people have written me asking if they could download the Live API Demo pages we’ve posted over at Hand Interactive. They wanted to be able to see the API calls in context within real HTML code.

Posted in General, How To - PHP, MobileESP APIs

Download New PHP & JavaScript Samples!

Hi, folks — A few people have asked for simple examples using MobileESP. I’m most familiar with PHP and JavaScript, so I whipped up a few super basic samples. These examples illustrate how easy it is to include MobileESP code

Posted in General, How To - PHP

Updated: Added Support for WebOS Tablet Detection

Hi, folks — I updated the code libraries to include support for detecting the new WebOS tablet called the HP TouchPad. The new method is called DetectWebOSTablet(). This method has been added to: PHP, JavaScript, Java, and both ASP.NET bases.

Posted in Code Updates, MobileESP APIs