Popular WURFL Device Description Repository (DDR) in the Cloud Now Available to Node.js™ Developers
September 14, 2012
ScientiaMobile, Inc., a US company offering the popular Open-Source WURFL framework commercially, has today announced the availability of aNode.js version of the Cloud Client for its WURFL Cloud Product. Companies that need to tailor their content to mobile devices can rely on state-of-the-art Device Detection from a company with 12 years experience in this field.
“ScientiaMobile has always paid particular attention to the community of developers” – said Luca Passani, ScientiaMobile’s CTO. “This includes paying attention to developers of platforms different from Java, PHP and ASP.NET. While Node.js is not equally popular, Node.js is a platform that has attracted amazing interest from small and large companies alike. The availability of the Node.js Cloud Client makes WURFL available also to systems built with Node.js”.
“It was about time that DDR vendors realized the importance of the Node.js community and delivered a DDR framework for use as part of the Node.js software system. I, for one, will point fellow Node.js programmers in need of a Device Detection solution to the WURFL Cloud from now on” – said Ioannis Leftheriotis, a Node.js developer.
“Our free Cloud offer has quickly become popular among developers of all sorts. We love emerging technologies, and this is reflected by our release of the Node.js client, our sixth language supported by the WURFL Cloud Service, with more on the way” – said Steve Kamerman, COO at ScientiaMobile and long time Open-Source enthusiast.
The Node.js Cloud Client is made available to all registered users in their Cloud Control Panel.
WURFL, the Wireless Universal Resource FiLe, is a popular open-source framework to solve the so-called “Device Fragmentation” problem for mobile web developers and other stakeholders in the mobile ecosystem. WURFL has been and still is the de-facto standard Device Description Repository (DDR) adopted by mobile developers. WURFL™ is the Trademark of ScientiaMobile, Inc. Open-Source WURFL is available at: http://wurfl.sourceforge.net/
ScientiaMobile is co-founded by the original founders of WURFL and Tera-WURFL. ScientiaMobile products offer solutions to device fragmentation problems and device detection challenges. ScientiaMobile product offerings, licensing, support and details on upcoming products can visit, http://www.scientiamobile.com/ for more information. The company is headquartered in Reston, VA, USA.
Node.js is an official trademark of Joyent. The WURFL Cloud Client for Node.js is not formally related to or endorsed by the official Joyent Node.js open source or commercial project.