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How do I use BrowserHawk to Accomplish Certain Tasks?


How do I detect the browser type and version?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
response.write "Browser is: " & browObj.browser & " ver " & browObj.version %>
</body></html>

Note: This detection works with both the MS component and BrowserHawk. The code above is written for BrowserHawk. To make this code work with the MS component change cyScape.BrowserObj in the code sample to MSWC.BrowserType.

How do I detect a specific version of AOL's browser:

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
response.write "AOL Browser version: " & browObj.AOLVersion %>
</body></html>

Note: This detection is only available using BrowserHawk.

How do I detect if the browser can support cookies?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
response.write "Browser supports cookies: " & browObj.cookies %>
</body></html>

Note: This detection works with both the MS component and BrowserHawk. The code above is written for BrowserHawk. To make this code work with the MS component change cyScape.BrowserObj in the code sample to MSWC.BrowserType.

How do I detect if the user has disabled their cookie support?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
browObj.CookieDetector "noredirect"
response.write "Are cookies enabled: " & browObj.cookiesEnabled %>
</body></html>

Note: This detection is only available using BrowserHawk.

How do I detect disabled JavaScript?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
browObj.GetExtProperties
response.write "Is JavaScript enabled: " & browObj.JavaScriptEnabled %>
</body></html>

How do I detect screen size and browser window size?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
browObj.GetExtProperties
response.write "Screen size is: " & browObj.width & "x" & browObj.height & "<br>"
response.write "Available browser window size is " & browObj.widthAvail & "x" & browObj.heightAvail
</body></html>

How do I detect WAP (wireless application protocol) browsers?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
if browObj.WAP = True then
   response.write "You are using the WAP device " & browsObj.browser & " " & browObj.WAP_DeviceModel
end if
</body></html>

How can I detect if the user has the Flash plugin installed?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
browObj.GetExtProperties
if browObj.Plugin_Flash > 0 then
   response.write "Flash version " & browObj.Plugin_Flash & " installed"
end if
</body></html>

How can I detect the user's connection speed?

<html><body>
<% set browObj = Server.CreateObject("cyScape.browserObj") 
browObj.SpeedDetector
response.write "Your connection speed is " & browObj.ConnectionSpeed & " kilobits per second"
</body></html>


Article Information
Article Title: How do I use BrowserHawk to Accomplish Certain Tasks?
Article Author: Scott Mitchell
Article URL: http://www.4GuysFromRolla.com/webtech/faq/BrowserHawk/faq5.shtml


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