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How To Mobilize your Ruby on Rails (RoR) application

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Waheed Barghouthi on how to mobilize your Ruby on Rails (RoR) application?

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How To Mobilize your Ruby on Rails (RoR) application

  1. 1. How to mobilize your rails application Waheed Barghouthi
  2. 2. Why we should care about mobile ?  Mobile users have reached 2.7 billions users.  Mobile Social Web will reach 975 Million users by 2012. http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/mobile_social_web_growth.php  In developing nations, a mobile phones sometimes their only way to connect to the Internet.  Always with us, and always on,Images and Video and GPS.
  3. 3. Some mobile stats
  4. 4. We could take an advantage of this, HOW ?
  5. 5.  Make you're application accessible from web enabled mobiles devices.   Keep your users engaged in all events,ads,news,etc.. through SMS,MMS,Videos.
  6. 6. Simple knowledge to get over all this.
  7. 7. WURFL!  WURFL is a Device Description Repository, a catalogue of mobile device information and a framework for adaptation of mobile applications.  It gives us all the information about the mobile we want to detect, we could know what kind of HTML tags it supports, what variety of features, the max screen resolution ..etc

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