How do I open a URL from C++?

Your question may mean two different things: 1.) Open a web page with a browser. #include <windows.h> #include <shellapi.h> … ShellExecute(0, 0, L””, 0, 0 , SW_SHOW ); This should work, it opens the file with the associated program. Should open the browser, which is usually the default web browser. 2.) Get the code of … Read more

Why use data URI scheme?

According to Wikipedia: Advantages: HTTP request and header traffic is not required for embedded data, so data URIs consume less bandwidth whenever the overhead of encoding the inline content as a data URI is smaller than the HTTP overhead. For example, the required base64 encoding for an image 600 bytes long would be 800 bytes, … Read more

Alerts when navigating away from a web page

By the browser. It’s the beforeunload event handler that returns the customized text of the dialog, which is only the middle of the three paragraphs – the other two paragraphs as well as the text of the buttons cannot be customized or otherwise changed. window.onbeforeunload = function(){ return ‘Testing…’ } // OR var unloadListener = … Read more

How to get exact browser name and version?

Use get_browser() From Manual: echo $_SERVER[‘HTTP_USER_AGENT’] . “\n\n”; $browser = get_browser(null, true); print_r($browser); Will return: Array ( [browser_name_regex] => ^mozilla/5\.0 (windows; .; windows nt 5\.1; .*rv:.*) gecko/.* firefox/0\.9.*$ [browser_name_pattern] => Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; ?; Windows NT 5.1; *rv:*) Gecko/* Firefox/0.9*/ [parent] => Firefox 0.9 [platform] => WinXP [browser] => Firefox [version] => 0.9 [majorver] => 0 … Read more