Posts with tag: 'analytics'

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






By Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile “The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” ― Benjamin Franklin   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. For those who are just tuning in now, WURFL.js Community Edition is a free developer tool that enables front-end web programmers to leverage the power of server-side device detection through “JavaScript as […]

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ScientiaMobile Launches Business Edition of Its Popular WURFL.js Device Detection Solution






Javascript Version of WURFL Simplifies Device Detection for Front-End Mobile Web Developers ScientiaMobile has launched a business-grade version of its popular WURFL.js Community Edition device detection solution called WURFL.js Business Edition.  Web programmers can use a short javascript snippet in their HTML to access over 20 device capabilities that are supplied by ScientiaMobile’s highly responsive and reliable cloud-based Device Description Repository (DDR). Front-end developers can use this device intelligence to instantly optimize pages, add new dimensions to web analytics, optimize user experience for different form factors, and open the way for all the traditional device-based optimizations that were previously in the […]

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Python Grabs WURFL InFuze And Squeezes Out Analytics






by Filip Sufitch , the Python Handler Python programmers frequently deal with huge amounts of Web log data. Many of them want device capabilities to be a part of that data so they can analyze how various device types and capabilities impact Web usage. Customers have asked for a WURFL API for Python. ScientiaMobile offers Python access to our WURFL Cloud service.  This Cloud service approach may work for some people, but for folks with high volume who want more control, we offer a different approach with WURFL InFuze for Python. The beauty of WURFL InFuze is that it provides […]

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Using WURFL for Device Detection






For over 10 years, the WURFL Project has provided device detection through SourceForge.   For many developers, WURFL is the first step in creating a great mobile experience. With the founding of ScientiaMobile,  we have investing in new and  innovative products.  Today, ScientiaMobile offers enterprises a number of commercial license options without the limitations of AGPL.  Below is a blog (also published on SourceForge) describing the most popular use case for using WURFL. Device Diversity There are literally thousands of device types in use today. In the Android OS alone, there are over 4,000 permutations of device, screen size, and other […]

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Making Mobile Device Detection Easy for Analysts






You are a data Cuisinart – slicing and dicing and analyzing all day long.  You have laid your hands on weblogs and you would love to figure out a whole bunch of questions related to mobile. Like, how many android tablets are using your web site?  How many non-smartphones? What is the breakdown of Android vs. iOS vs Windows Phone OS vs other?  What are the most popular mobile devices by brand and model? How big are the screens? Getting your hand on that data is easy.  Unfortunately, installing the WURFL API requires getting the IT staff involved.  They say, […]

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Couple of Things (Smashing Magazine and Google Analytics)






“The lack of money is the root of all evil”. – Mark Twain Haven’t blogged in a while. Will two halves of a piece of news make a full blog post?  let’s see. SmashingMagazine, a very highly regarded website for web developers and web designers, has published an article from yours truely. The takeway point of the article is that, once all is said and done, Responsive Web Deisgn is cool, but server-side detection can provide the extra gears to bring your site to the next level. Judging from the comments so far, it seems that I and Steve (who […]

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