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Growing Device Intelligence From The Cloud

Jul 21st, 2015

Since our inception back in 2011, we had a vision for device intelligence from the Cloud. Early on, we launched our WURFL Cloud product. It offers a client (which we have recently open-sourced – see here) that provides easy access to an always-updated WURFL DDR (see video).

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How to Test Offline With WURFL.js

Jun 22nd, 2015

WURFL is a framework that provides device detection capabilities to web sites written in a variety of languages and platforms. WURFL is based on a server-side engine that is available both through a cloud service and as an on-premise configuration. WURFL.js is simply the JavaScript front-end that makes the backend engine available in HTML browser pages.

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jQuery is mobile? Detect Mobile Devices with WURFL.js and jQuery

Apr 30th, 2015

There is no need to explain how awesome jQuery is. It is the Go-To place for developers looking for tools. However, when it comes to browser and device detection, jQuery comes up short. A common question for jQuery is mobile device detection.

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Are You Ready For Google’s Mobile-Friendliness Rankings? Lessons From The Top 10,000 Sites

Apr 19th, 2015

April 21, 2015 is the date when Google starts updating their search algorithms to consider “mobile friendliness” in the ranking of sites. This means that site owners who have not implemented a strategy for adapting their site and content for mobile devices will be ranked lower than sites that are optimized.

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WURFL.js Business Edition: At the Intersection of JavaScript and Enterprise

Mar 26th, 2015

It was over one year ago that ScientiaMobile announced the WURFL.js Community Edition under the umbrella of the WURFL.io initiative. Believe me. WURFL.js was (and still is) a huge success, just as its siblings,the MOVR report and WIT, the WURFL Image Tailor, are.

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Scala Meet WURFL. WURFL Meet Scala.

Mar 9th, 2015

It’s a great pleasure for ScientiaMobile to host this post from Filippo De Luca. In addition to having been one of the lead engineers behind the modern WURFL Java API in the past, Filippo is an expert of the Scala Programming Language. Filippo advised ScientiaMobile on the benefits of Scala and on the architecture of a WURFL Java API for Scala that feels native to adopters of this great new enterprise language.
– Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile

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MOVR For 4Q 2014 Is Available!

Feb 10th, 2015

The latest MOVR is available, covering mobile device usage around the world for September – December 2014. This continues on the success of our 3Q 2014 where we had over 50,000 download.

In case you missed the release webinar, you can watch it here.

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Ambiguous User-Agents and WURFL.js

Jan 6th, 2015

“Writing a really general parser is a major but different undertaking. By far, the hardest points being sensitivity to context and resolution of ambiguity.”

Graham Nelson

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MOVR Report Q3 has been Released and it was a Great Success

Nov 21st, 2014

In God we trust. All others must bring data.”
– W. Edwards Deming

Last week we announced the second episode of our Mobile OverView Report (MOVR for friends)  for Q3.

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UA Sniffing, Feature Detection and Device Detection

Nov 11th, 2014

A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
-Bob Dylan

In a fast moving industry like mobile, new terms, words and abbreviations constantly pop up. Over time, those terms may change their meanings as more people start to use (and sometimes abuse) them.  The concepts themselves sometimes mutate.

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