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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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Responsive Images Specification and Real-World Scenarios

Oct 25th, 2014

The real problem is not whether machines think, but whether men do.

All PostsB. F. Skinner

Finally the long awaited Responsive Images specification (respimg) is making its way into browsers. Briefly summarized, the Responsive Images specification introduces two new attributes to the img element, sizes and srcset, and a brand new <picture> element.

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MOVR: A Free Report that Every Mobile Stakeholder Would Better Know About

Sep 9th, 2014

A few years ago, a company called AdMob had a brilliant idea: create a freely-available report on the state of the Mobile Internet: which devices are the most popular? how do OSes and their respective versions break down across regions and countries? what browsers are users using?

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Lighten up with LIGHTTP

Aug 20th, 2014

We are proud to announce a new WURFL InFuze module available for Lighttp. Scientiamobile offers WURFL InFuze as a service for those of you that demand a high performance and easily scalable solution for server side device detection.

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Introducing WIT: the WURFL Image Tailor

Jun 13th, 2014

Resizing images is not a new concept by any stretch of the imagination. Those who, like me, have been involved with the mobile web since the WAP era, are very familiar with the problem of not sending 200kb pictures to phones that could only handle 10kb XHTML-MP pages.

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