This article will cover some of the browser detection plugins.
There are scenarios where the web developer might want to find out if the Plugin is installed in the browser. The Web developers can use browser plugin detection toolkits/plugins to do it.
Browser Plugins (Adobe Flash) Detection Toolkits
This plugin extends the jQuery browser object and detect plugins in the browser. Some of the plugins detected by jqplugin includes Flash, Silverlight, Java, QuickTime, Shockwave etc.
Know more about jqplugin here
The SWFObject is a simple plugin which is generally used to embed Flash content. Know more about SWFObject here