Ben Nadel
On User Experience (UX) Design, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Node.js, Life, and Love.
I am the chief technical officer at InVision App, Inc - a prototyping and collaboration platform for designers, built by designers. I also rock out in JavaScript and ColdFusion 24x7.
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dvo

Member since Jul 1, 2009

Recent Blog Comments By dvo

  • Defaulting To The Numeric Keyboard On The iPhone

    Posted on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:26 AM

    @ Ben I was pretty surprised myself! All that tinkering and it was just THAT simple! I can't imagine Apple having a reason to NOT report the agent from home screen launches... Hmmm........ read more »

  • Defaulting To The Numeric Keyboard On The iPhone

    Posted on Jul 3, 2009 at 7:34 AM

    @Gareth My bad. Anyway, after much tinkering, I discovered a few things about the iPhone OS and Safari. I tested setting a cookie in a page that had a div set to be hidden on the next visit if the user had accepted the cookie. Then, I visited the page in mobile safari, the div displayed and then... read more »

  • Defaulting To The Numeric Keyboard On The iPhone

    Posted on Jul 2, 2009 at 6:05 PM

    @ Ben hmmm... Well, to get the homescreen webapp going, a user has to manually add it to the homescreen by going to the site in safari mobile and pressing the + icon and then "Add to Home Screen", right? So, all i'm wanting to do is this: 1) when a user visits (from their iPhone) www.mydomain.co... read more »

  • Defaulting To The Numeric Keyboard On The iPhone

    Posted on Jul 2, 2009 at 3:43 PM

    @ Ben I know I can query the user agent and display css based on that, but i'm looking to query whether an iPhone user is viewing the site as a webapp launched from the homescreen, or if they are viewing it by opening mobile safari and then typing in the URL... Am I making sense?... read more »

  • Defaulting To The Numeric Keyboard On The iPhone

    Posted on Jul 1, 2009 at 5:24 PM

    @Ben, Totally different question, but I thought maybe YOU would know... Is there a way to differentiate between a homescreen launch of a webapp and the webapp just being accessed straight through safari? I want to style an element based on if it's been launched as a full screen webapp from the ho... read more »

  • Defaulting To The Numeric Keyboard On The iPhone

    Posted on Jul 1, 2009 at 3:44 PM

    So, have you found a way to default the keyboard to have the '.' and'@' when you're in a form field typing in your e-mail address? putting_email in your fields name doesn't do it... *scratches head*... read more »