Posts with tag: 'wurfl'

Mobile Device Fragmentation and Proliferation

By Ken Jones When we started ScientiaMobile, we had the opportunity to talk to several wise people regarding the need for Device Intelligence. At the time in 2010, it seemed like Apps and Apple would take over the world. Their crystal ball predicted much more homogeneity of devices. And when people used their mobile devices, it would be through apps, not a browser. Fast forward to 2016. The mobile web is very important. If you are not Facebook or one of the top 10 Apps, then most people will be interacting with you (at least initially) via a mobile web […]

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Getting Started With WURFL In Ektron CMS

The integration in place between Ektron CMS400.net and WURFL allows you to accurately detect mobile devices in order to intelligently serve optimized content. To enable device detection in Ektron you need to take the following two steps: Enable WURFL in your current Ektron configuration Get WURFL binaries and add them to your current Ektron configuration   Enable WURFL in Ektron In order to tell Ektron to use WURFL, you open the web.config file and locate the appsettings tag. Then ensure you have the following entry: <add key=”ek_EnableDeviceDetection” value=”true” /> Note that device detection is an optional feature in Ektron. You […]

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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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Scala Meet WURFL. WURFL Meet Scala.

It’s a great pleasure for ScientiaMobile to host this post from Filippo De Luca. In addition to having been one of the lead engineers behind the modern WURFL Java API in the past, Filippo is an expert of the Scala Programming Language. Filippo advised ScientiaMobile on the benefits of Scala and on the architecture of a WURFL Java API for Scala that feels native to adopters of this great new enterprise language. – Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile     The web today is very different from the one of eight years ago, when I was one the engineers behind the WURFL […]

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Lighten up with LIGHTTP

We are proud to announce a new WURFL InFuze module available for Lighttp. Scientiamobile offers WURFL InFuze as a service for those of you that demand a high performance and easily scalable solution for server side device detection. As you may know, Lighttp is a lightweight, high-performance web server that allows you to easily scale your web applications. Lighttp has proven to be a great solution for many high-traffic sites looking to reduce the footprint of their web server. Scientiamobile introduced InFuze for those of you looking to integrate WURFL capabilities into any application at high speed. InFuze is currently […]

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ScientiaMobile Offers WURFL Image Tailor for Easy to Use Mobile Image Resizing

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WIT service for front-end Web developers automatically detects mobile devices and resizes images for optimal web site performance   Today, ScientiaMobile, the company behind the popular WURFL Device Description Repository, has launched WURFL Image Tailor (WIT), Community Edition. This service is designed for front-end Web developers who want an easy, fast, and reliable way to resize images based on the type of device accessing their web sites. This highly available cloud-based service is offered to the community of web developers without charge. Large pictures on websites frequently cause slow loading on mobile devices with limited bandwidth from mobile operators. Slow […]

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ScientiaMobile Launches WURFL InFuze Device Detection Modules for Node.js and Python

ScientiaMobile, the leader in device detection, adds modules to its high-performance WURFL product to include support for the fast-growing Node.js and Python platforms Scientia Mobile has released two new modules for its WURFL InFuze device detection solution that provide support for the Node.js and Python development platforms. Built upon WURFL InFuze’s high-performance C++ API, these modules return accurate device descriptions and capabilities that can be used with applications which need to handle a mobile dimension. Content services can deliver a web experience that is optimized to a user’s specific device. Data analysis applications can include analysis of mobile traffic to […]

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InFuze Node.js with WURFL

We are happy to announce the addition of a Node.js Module for our high performance C++ API to deliver server-side device detection at the blazing fast speeds that a Node.js application deserves. We have also made the installation process just as fast by allowing you to install the module with a single `npm install` command. “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 […]

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Valgrind Your Memory Leaks Away

  If you are not already familiar with using Valgrind, it is an excellent tool for finding and debugging pesky memory leaks in C and C++ programs.  Even the smallest memory leak can cause a high performance application to crash over time. So what happens when you test your application with Valgrind’s Memcheck tool and it tells you that you are leaking memory left and right?  This is never a good feeling, but don’t worry, it happens to the best of us.  The first thing to keep in mind is that many memory leaks reported by Valgrind are actually false positives […]

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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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