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Browsers: an overview – IE, Chrome, Firefox, and more

Introduction We use the world wide web every day. To display the websites we need browsers. Nowadays, we are able to choose between several browsers like Chrome, Safari, or Firefox. Our device detection API enables you to detect the browser type and version of your visitors. To get a better feeling of the web-browser-landscape we…
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JavaScript overview from A to Z

Introduction The standard and most popular scripting language for the web is JavaScript. Similarly, the main part of our device detection API uses JS. Therefore, we figured is was time to give an overview of JavaScript in one of our blogpost. Thus, in this post we will describe the most import aspects of JavaScript. We…
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API demo: discover your device information

To discover device information of your device we created a tool. The snippet above showes your device properties. This demo is based on a few lines of Javascript code. Based on the characteristics the API finds your corresponding device. The following steps are performed to discover this information: Important properties of the device are collected.…
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Personalised page content – Device detection API

The era of data enabled web-developers to optimise the user experience dramatically. In the last year websites keep pushing to personalise their pages. For example, when you visit a clothing website it often knows whether you are a male or female. Accordingly, the site shows only the clothes of your gender. With the device detection…
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Google Tag Manager Device Detection – tutorial

Google Tag Manager – JavaScript cookie example As a web-developer I often used Google Tag Manager (GTM). With GTM it is easy to discover information about your visitors. With the device detection API it becomes ever more easier. Therefore, I wrote this google tag manager device detection tutorial for you. With GTM you can detect…
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JavaScript Device Detection – Features

Last week we launched the device detection API. This API is a JavaScript device detection implementation to discover information about the users on your website. More specifically, you are able to detect the type of device, name of device, touchscreen information, and more. Additionally, it is possible to detect information about the user's browser. In…
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Device type detection for iPhone and iPad with JavaScript

Not possible to detect the type of iOS device with Javascript. UserAgent In the case of Android devices the so cal UserAgent gives information about the type of device and the browser. The "navigator.userAgent" function in JavaScript return a string containing this information. An example return is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:47.0) Gecko/20100101…
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The API Company: grand opening

The API Company is started to create an unlimited amount of API's for you! To celebrate this we started with a JavaScript API called "device detection". In the future we are going to develop as much free API's as possible and make them available to every web developer. So, if you have an idea about…
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