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JavaScript Capture IOS7 iPad Screen Orientation Change

By Sam Deering

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Code snippet to capture ipad device change (IOS7) tested.

jQuery(document).ready(function($) {
//capture ipad device change (IOS7) tested.
function doOnOrientationChange()
{
  // alert(window.orientation);
  switch(window.orientation)
  {
    case 0:
    case 90:
      alert('portrait');
      $('html').removeClass('landscape').addClass('portrait');
      break;
    case -90:
      alert('landscape');
      $('html').removeClass('portrait').addClass('landscape');
      break;
    default:
      break;
  }
}
});

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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