How to get user agent in Laravel

In Laravel 5, you can get useragent( ex: chrome browser, firefox browser, explorer browser) easily without using $_SERVER variable.

user-agent
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Let’s get start to have a simple example.

public function getUserAgent(Request $request)
{
$data['useragent'] = $request->server('HTTP_USER_AGENT');

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Patrick Wan

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