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Adding an extra PHP class


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theGermaniac

13 August 2013 at 1:14am Community Member, 82 Posts

Hej!

I want to implement this third party class: http://mobiledetect.net/. What is the best way to do it?

Tried to implement it via SiteTreeExtension, but didn't get it running. Anyone the solution?

Thanks, Mario

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martimiz

13 August 2013 at 5:46am Forum Moderator, 1095 Posts

I'd probably write a simple MobileDetect module for SilverStripe, using a SilverStripe wrapper class around the thirdparty Mobile_Detect class.

This wrapper would 'include' the thirdparty class, instantiate it and provide some methods to communicate with it to get the results you want.

Then you could work with it just like with any SilverStripe class, from whichever Extention or Controller you'd want

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theGermaniac

13 August 2013 at 9:05pm Community Member, 82 Posts

Yep, good idea: https://github.com/knsqnt/SilverStripe_DeviceDetection

Thanks for your help.

Best, Mario