HTTP User-Agent based analytics using the UA-Parser project

User-Agent strings are notorious for minor variations that make it hard to use them to categorize browsers, devices, and OS. The UA-Parser Core project maintains a giant Regex file that you can use to extract these elements.

The LUA Script found on the scripts page demonstrates the following techniques.

  • How to work with YAML files
  • How to use the T.re2 support by Trisul to load a dictionary of RE2 compatible Regexes
lua/ua-parser.txt · Last modified: 2018/12/13 17:09 by veera