“The sky is blue above the clouds.”
We have some great news for those who would like to play around with a professional Device Description Repository such as WURFL, but think that it is either too expensive or too complex to set up. The number of capabilities available to Cloud users has been brought to 5.
Previously the number of capabilities in the free WURFL Cloud was 2. This was not a lot for developers who wanted to explore the power of a commercial DDR free of charge. The situation has now improved for them.
In addition to test and development, the 5000 detections per month limit is probably enough for most hobbyist use of WURFL. If not, more expensive plans start as low as $10 per month.
Using the WURFL Cloud is as simple as registering on the ScientiaMobile website (in order to enable your private vault) and downloading the Cloud Client for one of the many platforms supported (Ruby, Perl, Python, Java, PHP, .NET and Node.js):