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    Platform.js

    A platform detection library that works on nearly all JavaScript platforms.
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    Platform.js v1.3.5

    A platform detection library that works on nearly all JavaScript platforms.

    Disclaimer

    Platform.js is for informational purposes only & not intended as a substitution for feature detection/inference checks.

    Documentation

    Installation

    In a browser:

    <script src="platform.js"></script>
    

    In an AMD loader:

    require(['platform'], function(platform) {/*…*/});
    

    Using npm:

    $ npm i --save platform
    

    In Node.js:

    var platform = require('platform');
    

    Usage example:

    // on IE10 x86 platform preview running in IE7 compatibility mode on Windows 7 64 bit edition
    platform.name; // 'IE'
    platform.version; // '10.0'
    platform.layout; // 'Trident'
    platform.os; // 'Windows Server 2008 R2 / 7 x64'
    platform.description; // 'IE 10.0 x86 (platform preview; running in IE 7 mode) on Windows Server 2008 R2 / 7 x64'
    
    // or on an iPad
    platform.name; // 'Safari'
    platform.version; // '5.1'
    platform.product; // 'iPad'
    platform.manufacturer; // 'Apple'
    platform.layout; // 'WebKit'
    platform.os; // 'iOS 5.0'
    platform.description; // 'Safari 5.1 on Apple iPad (iOS 5.0)'
    
    // or parsing a given UA string
    var info = platform.parse('Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.7.2; en; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0 Opera 11.52');
    info.name; // 'Opera'
    info.version; // '11.52'
    info.layout; // 'Presto'
    info.os; // 'Mac OS X 10.7.2'
    info.description; // 'Opera 11.52 (identifying as Firefox 4.0) on Mac OS X 10.7.2'
    

    Support

    Tested in Chrome 62-63, Firefox 56-57, IE 11, Edge 15-16, Safari 10-11, Node.js 4-8, & PhantomJS 2.1.1.

    BestieJS

    Platform.js is part of the BestieJS “Best in Class” module collection. This means we promote solid browser/environment support, ES5+ precedents, unit testing, & plenty of documentation.

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