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HttpBrowserCapabilitiesBase Class

Serves as the base class for classes that enable the server to gather information about the capabilities of the browser that made the current request.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web.Abstractions (in System.Web.Abstractions.dll)

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public abstract class HttpBrowserCapabilitiesBase : IFilterResolutionService

The HttpBrowserCapabilitiesBase class is an abstract class that contains the same members as the HttpBrowserCapabilities class. The HttpBrowserCapabilitiesBase class enables you to create derived classes that are like the HttpBrowserCapabilities class, but that you can customize and that work outside the ASP.NET pipeline. When you perform unit testing, you typically use a derived class to implement members with customized behavior that fulfills the scenario you are testing.

The HttpBrowserCapabilitiesWrapper class derives from the HttpBrowserCapabilitiesBase class. The HttpBrowserCapabilitiesWrapper class serves as a wrapper for the HttpBrowserCapabilities class. At run time, you typically use an instance of the HttpBrowserCapabilitiesWrapper class to call members of the HttpBrowserCapabilities object.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1