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Perl API

What's Covered

Tutorial illustrates how to use the API in a Web project. The following aspects are covered:

  • Start a simple Perl server
  • Create an instance of Provider
  • Print a table of details relating to the data set
  • Process a match for requests User-Agent HTTP header and print a table of properties
  • Process a match for requests relevant headers and print a table of properties

    Code and Explanation

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    Summary

    In this tutorial you have seen how to use the detector in the context of a simple server to retrieve various properties from both a single User-Agent header and multiple HTTP headers. For a full list of properties and the data files they exist in please see the Property Dictionary.