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get-browser

πŸ’» Lightweight tool to identify the browser (with mobile/desktop detection) πŸ“±

IE
Internet Explorer
Edge
Microsoft Edge
FirefoxFirefox Dev
Mozilla Firefox
ChromeChrome DevChrome Canary
Google Chrome
OperaOpera Dev
Opera
SafariSafari TPSafari iOS
Safari
Android WebView
Android WebView
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Demo

DEMO can be found here

Desktop Chrome Mobile Safari

Motivation

Lightweight tool for easy way to identify the browser. User Agent does not always provide entire information about the browser. Additional checks are used.

How to use

To install library:

# yarn
yarn add get-browser

# npm
npm install get-browser --save

Library is designed to identify browser and device type (mobile / desktop)

// ES6 modules
import {
  browsers,
  detect,
  isMobile,

  isAndroid,
  isChrome,
  isEdge,
  isFirefox,
  isIE,
  isOpera,
  isSafari,
} from 'get-browser';

// CommonJS modules
const {
  browsers,
  detect,
  isMobile,

  isAndroid,
  isChrome,
  isEdge,
  isFirefox,
  isIE,
  isOpera,
  isSafari,
} = require('get-browser');

// Enumeration with all supported browsers is provided:
console.log(browsers);
/*
{
  ANDROID: 'android',
  CHROME: 'chrome',
  EDGE: 'edge',
  FIREFOX: 'firefox',
  IE: 'ie',
  OPERA: 'opera',
  SAFARI: 'safari',
  UNKNOWN: 'unknown',
}
*/

// To detect browser:
const browser = detect(); // one from the browsers list will be displayed

// To detect whether mobile device is used:
const isMobileDevice = isMobile();

// To detect whether user is in Firefox browser:
const isFirefoxBrowser = isFirefox();

API

browsers

Exposed enumeration for providing constant for each browser.

detect(): string<oneof browsers>

Returns the browser name

isMobile(): boolean

Returns true if mobile device is being used

isAndroid(): boolean

Return true if Android browser us being used

isChrome(): boolean

Return true if Google Chrome browser us being used

isEdge(): boolean

Return true if Edge browser us being used

isFirefox(): boolean

Return true if Firefox browser us being used

isIE(): boolean

Return true if Internet Explorer browser us being used

isOpera(): boolean

Return true if Opera browser us being used

isSafari(): boolean

Return true if Safari browser us being used

Contributing

get-browser is open-source library, opened for contributions

License

get-browser is MIT licensed

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