Posts with tag: 'Javascript'

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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When WURFL marries Client-Side: Introducing WURFL.js

“Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?” – Groucho Marx by Jon Arne Saeteraas, VP of Innovation, and Luca Passani, CTO, Scientiamobile One month ago, we announced WURFL.js (pron: WURFL DOT J-S), but we had not mentioned it on our blog yet. The “trial period” is over and it is time to promote the new beautiful creature a bit more prominently. There’s a lot to be gained for developers here. Let us back up a little bit. There was a time when mobile web development done right implied the usage of server-side detection in […]

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ScientiaMobile Announces WURFL.js, a Free Service for Web Developers

Today, ScientiaMobile, the company behind the popular WURFL Device Description Repository has announced WURFL.js, a globally available device detection application that allows websites to improve the user experience for mobile devices. Developers will just need to add a reference to the http://wurfljs.com/wurfl.js script in their pages, and a Javascript object representing a device make, model and form factor will be made available to them.

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BDConf and Exposing WURFL Capabilities to JavaScript

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” – Leonardo Da Vinci (disputed)   Important Note (April 2014): If you are interested in using WURFL from Javascript, you may want to check out WURFL.io (or this blog post). Steve and I were at the awesome Breaking Development Conference  last week in Dallas, Texas. What an amazing stand-up of great speakers (and what an amazing chance for networking!). The presentations covered quite a lot of ground and a variety of topics. Some speakers gave their more high-level “long term” visions of where mobile is going and how every device (including your toaster) will be communicating […]

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WURFL in the Cloud with Node.js

  “JavaScript was my first love, but will it be my last? in this world of trouble, we put Node.js to the test.“ Adapted from a popular song by John Miles I started my professional career as a web programmer. I learned HTML and Perl for CGI scripts while at my last year in college and the only browser was Mosaic. I was excited when Netscape came about and even more so when they introduced some client-side interactivity through LiveScript, soon to be renamed JavaScript (I guess someone in some large company’s marketing department had decided that exploiting the Java wave was a good idea). […]

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