Browser Capabilities GoLang Project

PHP has get_browser() function which tells what the user’s browser is capable of. You can check original
documentation here. This is GoLang analog of get_browser() function.

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Introduction

The browscap.ini file is a database which provides a lot of details about browsers and their
capabilities, such as name, versions, Javascript support and so on.

Quick start

First of all you need initialize library with browscap.ini file. And then you can get Browser
information as Browser structure.

package main

import (
	"fmt"
	parser "github.com/star-inc/browscap.go"
)

func main() {
	if err := parser.InitBrowsCap("browscap.ini", false); err != nil {
		panic(err)
	}

	browser, ok := parser.GetBrowser("Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_10_0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/37.0.2062.120 Safari/537.36")
	if !ok || browser == nil {
		panic("Browser not found")
	} else {
		fmt.Printf("Browser = %s [%s] v%s\n", browser.Browser, browser.BrowserType, browser.BrowserVersion)
		fmt.Printf("Platform = %s v%s\n", browser.Platform, browser.PlatformVersion)
		fmt.Printf("Device = %s [%s] %s\n", browser.DeviceName, browser.DeviceType, browser.DeviceBrand)
		fmt.Printf("IsCrawler = %t\n", browser.IsCrawler())
		fmt.Printf("IsMobile = %t\n", browser.IsMobile())
	}
}

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015 Maksim Naumov

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