As mobile devices are created differently, there are a lot of different Screen size available in the market. Due to the small screen size, mobile application developers had always find it hard to optimize the WAP portal for different devices. Keeping a record of the screen size is also difficult as there isn’t a standard way for mobile devices manufacturers to communicate to the mobile application developers.
User Agent Profile (UAProf) specification is the answer to this problem. It is used to capture capability and preference information for mobile devices. This information can be used by content providers to produce content in an appropriate format for the specific device.
In this article, we will discuss the Perl module which use UAProf to get the screen size of the mobile devices. For further information, you can download a copy of UAProf’s specification at:
To install, do the following:
perl Makefile.PL make make install