Posts with tag: 'PHP'

Great News for users of the Free WURFL Cloud

“The sky is blue above the clouds.” Pooh 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.

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Report from PHP Conference 2013 in Munich Germany: RWD Keynote and HipHop for PHP

The thing about Hip-Hop today is it’s smart, it’s insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable. – Barack Obama “Morality, it could be argued, represents the way that people would like the world to work, whereas economics represents how it actually does work.”  – Steven D. Levitt, Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything The ScientiaMobile technical team has been on tour. Steve and I just came back from Munich, Germany, where we were invited speakers at the International PHP Conference 2013.  

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Announcing the new WURFL 1.4 API for Several Platforms

“Throughout my career I swam for form.   Speed came as a result of it”    When Steve and I announced the advent of ScientiaMobile last summer, we knew that a mountain of work was awaiting us. One of the many challenges was that, over time, each WURFL API had taken a life of its own. If device detection was what ScientiaMobile sold, we’d better make that device detection consistent across all platforms and languages. To explain the challenge to the uninitiated, let me take one step back. I could easily argue that matching user-agent strings precisely is still today […]

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