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Adaptive Design vs. Responsive Web Design: RWD Pundits Come Full Circle

Jan 13th, 2017

Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile, January 2017

I had not blogged for some time, but listening to a conversation that involved Ethan Marcotte and Karen McGrane the other day inspired me to hit the company web log with a new post. The reason for this is because I heard something that I consider big. Very big.

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jQuery Plugin for ImageEngine

Mar 21st, 2016

ImageEngine is an image resizing tool particularly suited for web mobile scenarios where it can significantly reduce the image payload of and improve the load time of views. ImageEngine works as a plain and smart Content Delivery Network (CDN). It sits in between your server application and the client browser and replaces the host server when it comes to serving some, or all, of the images of the web view.

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Optimize Images with ImageEngine

Oct 13th, 2015

A while back we launched a free image optimizing service over at wurfl.io. This turned out to be a huge success, and we’re now serving billions of images every month, saving the end user kilobytes of data per image!

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Introducing WIT: the WURFL Image Tailor

Jun 13th, 2014

Resizing images is not a new concept by any stretch of the imagination. Those who, like me, have been involved with the mobile web since the WAP era, are very familiar with the problem of not sending 200kb pictures to phones that could only handle 10kb XHTML-MP pages.

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Virtual Capabilities and Filters: Introducing WURFL API 1.5

Oct 8th, 2013

virtual  
— adjective
1.        having the essence or effect but not the appearance or form of: a virtual revolution
2.        having the form or appearance but not the essence or effect of: virtual reality
3.        (rare)  capable of producing an effect through inherent power or virtue

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WURFL and Responsive Web Design (RWD)

Feb 19th, 2013

Pretend for a moment that you’re working as a front-end developer.
(If you’re already a front-end developer, well, pretend you’re also wearing a pirate hat.)
— Ethan Marcotte, Responsive Web Design, page 17

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BDConf and Exposing WURFL Capabilities to JavaScript

Sep 28th, 2012

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).

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