[wp-hackers] Plugin Challenge: Post from an iPhone - Challenge submission

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Thu Sep 27 05:24:50 GMT 2007

That's pretty clever (the plugin method). I hadn't thought of that.

I'm filtering / hooking / translating everything possible for our plugin,
but that is a clever solution. I may just have to rip that off after we
release our 1.0 and move on to sharing ideas and such (i.e. post
competition). ;)

On 9/26/07, Jared Bangs <jared at pacific22.com> wrote:
> On 9/26/07, Stephane Daury <wordpress at tekartist.org> wrote:
> >
> > Looking good guys. Looking good. :)
> >
> > Haven't had time to check your src yet. But I'm curious to see how
> > you tackled some of the issues we were faced with.
> > I see it's iPhone only for v1. Have you put a lot of thought into the
> > constraints of other mobile devices?
> >
> Yes, but we kind of fast-tracked towards the iPhone only for this
> round. I'm starting on a slight refactoring tonight that will get us
> back to our original plan of encapsulating user-agent specific
> features into their own files and away from the "main" plugin code.
> The basic idea we're going for is to detect any mobile device we can
> (by user agent), and give them a stripped down version of the admin UI
> suitable for use on mobile devices.
> The plugin will send an extremely simple UI (probably no script or
> CSS) to generic mobile devices, and then use a "plugin" structure to
> alter (add features) to specific user agents that are known to be
> capable of more, with the iPhone being the first.
> I have to say that it's cool to know that this "race" (if you want to
> call it that) is being run with such good natured guys; it reflects
> well on the WP community, and makes me thankful for this list. Sure,
> there are some out of control topics every now and then, but overall I
> think it's a great asset.
> - Jared
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