Detect Mobile Browsers

I’m still fairly new to the mobile platform programming and I’ve never been able to find a good way to detect if you’re coming via a mobile browser or a full browser – until now. Usually what I do is put this in my normal page headers and redirect them to a mobile directory if mobile is detected.

Thanks to Ray Camden‘s suggestion, check out Detect Mobile Browser.

This site has contains open source mobile phone detection scripts for 15 languages / apps.

List includes: Apache, ASP, ASP.NET, ColdFusion, C#, IIS, JSP, JavaScript, jQuery, nginx, node.js, PHP, Perl, Python, and Rails

The ColdFusion script is pretty straight forward and uses a regular expression to figure it all out.

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