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Method name Description
__construct Create a browser instance (constructor).
match Parses the user agent string and inititializes the object with all the known features and quirks for the given browser.
getPlatform Return the currently matched platform.
setBrowser Sets the current browser.
getBrowser Retrieve the current browser.
getMajor Retrieve the current browser's major version.
getMinor Retrieve the current browser's minor version. integer The current browser's minor version.
getVersion Retrieve the current browser's version. string The current browser's version.
getAgentString Return the full browser agent string.
getHTTPProtocol Returns the server protocol in use on the current server.
setQuirk Set unique behavior for the current browser.
hasQuirk Check unique behavior for the current browser.
getQuirk Retrieve unique behavior for the current browser.
setFeature Set capabilities for the current browser.
hasFeature Check the current browser capabilities.
getFeature Retrieve the current browser capability.
isViewable Determines if a browser can display a given MIME type.
isBrowser Determine if the given browser is the same as the current.
isRobot Determines if the browser is a robot or not.
isSSLConnection Determine if we are using a secure (SSL) connection.
getInstance Returns the global Browser object, only creating it if it doesn't already exist.


jimport( 'joomla.environment.browser' );


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