browser detection

browser detection

Determining the type and version of Web browser that made a request. It is used to deliver a different Web page based on the browser's capabilities. See responsive Web design.
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* "SoftChalk's Smart Mobile technology, which uses 'browser detection' to display the version of the Activity best-suited to the browser being used by the learner.
This was not only because the browsers were not mature but also because we lacked quality JavaScript libraries that could handle browser detection and act appropriately.
The new version of the software features drag and drop page set up and automatic browser detection to ensure that the portal is configured to the device being used to access it.