Get Tooled Up

Get Tooled Up

  • Android Debug Bridge
    A bridge connecting an Android mobile device or emulator to the Android SDK. Used for debugging Mobile Web applications and native Android apps.
  • Apache Mobile Filter
    Open-source Mobile Web Switcher using Apache Configuration
  • BlackBerry Browser Documentation
    Documentation for several versions of the Blackberry Mobile Web Browser
  • Cloud Four’s Mobile Browser Concurrency Test
    Mobile Browser Concurrency Test by Cloud Four in Portland, OR. Tests mobile browser request concurrency and client-side caching.
  • CVS
    Concurrent Version System (CVS), an open-source source control system.
  • DeviceAnywhere
    Remote access to mobile devices in geographies around the world. Commercial software. Greate in-geo testing tool for mobile applications and web sites.
  • DeviceAtlas Browsable Device Database
    Browsable and searchable Web interface to the DeviceAtlas device database
  • DeviceAtlas Data Explorer
    Compare Characteristics of Thousands of Mobile Devices using Data from DeviceAtlas’s Mobile Device Database
  • DeviceAtlas Device Database
    Home Page for DeviceAtlas Device Database
  • DeviceAtlas License Info
    Licensing information for DeviceAtlas mobile device database
  • DeviceAtlas Properties
    List and description of properties available in the DeviceAtlas mobile device database
  • dotMobi
    Company that controls the .mobi TLD.
  • ExamDiff
    Free file comparison utility. Useful for mobile web development.
  • Frost Mobile Widget Library
    Emerging cross-platform library for mobile widget development. Formerly a mobile AJAX library.
  • GAIA Image Transcoder
    On-the-fly image transcoding server
  • Google Gears for Mobile Devices
    Framework for Windows Mobile 5 and 6 and Android phones
  • Google Mobile Sitemaps
    Google’s extension to Sitemaps for identifying URLs to Mobile Web content.
  • How to Become a WURFL Contributor
    Guidelines for Becoming a Contributor of Device Data to WURFL
  • HTML Tidy
    HTML Tidy corrects common HTML errors and formats HTML for readability.
  • JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
    Description, Tutorials and Software for using JSON to serialize data on the Web.
  • JavaScript Support in Opera Mini 4
    Documentation about scripting support in Opera Mini 4.
  • JSMin from Douglas Crockford
    Popular minifier for JavaScript
  • Mobile Browser Compatibility with JavaScript, AJAX and DOM features
  • MobileTech AJAX Tests for Mobile Devices
  • mod_deflate Web response compression module for Apache Web Server
    GZIP and deflate response compression for Apache Web Servers
  • Nginx
    Nginx is a lightweight Web server suitable for serving static Web documents (i.e images and stylesheets).
  • Opera Mini Emulator
    Web-Based Emulator for Opera Mini Mobile Browser
  • Perfecto Mobile – Mobile Device Remoting Service
    Web-Based Mobile Device Remoting Service
  • Robot Exclusion Standard
    Specification for the /robots.txt file that controls robot, spider and crawler access to a Web site.
  • Safari Web Content Guide for the iPhone
    Web Content Guide for Safari Mobile, the iPhone’s Web Browser
  • Sitemap Specification
    Specification for XML Sitemaps, used to provide the most relevant URLs on a Website to a Web crawler.
  • Subversion (SVN)
    An excellent open-source source control system. Considered the successor to CVS.
  • Test Application for DeviceAtlas (TA-DA)
    Device profiler for DeviceAtlas
  • Test Application for DeviceAtlas (TA-DA) Documentation
    Detailed documentation for DeviceAtlas’s TA-DA mobile device profiler
  • The Great WebKit Comparison Table
    Feature comparison between 19 desktop and mobile implementations of the WebKit browser rendering engine.
  • tinySrc
    Image transcoder for the Mobile Web
  • Tortoise SVN
    Windows GUI with shell integration for the Subversion source control system.
  • WebKit Port to Series 60 Symbian Platform
    Official home of the WebKit port to Symbian for Nokia Series 60 mobile devices.
  • WinDiff
    Microsoft’s free file comparison utility for Windows.
  • WinMerge
    Free file comparison utility. Useful for mobile web development.
  • WMLProgramming Yahoo Group
    Busy Yahoo Group and Mailing List discussing WURFL and Mobile Web Development
  • WMLScript Reference
    Language reference for WMLScript, companion scripting language for WML
  • WURFL
    Wireless Universal Resource File
  • WURFL Device Database Characteristics
    List and description of characteristics in the WURFL device database.
  • WURFL Public Repository
    Searchable Public Repository of the Wurfl DB
  • WURFL Software Downloads @ SourceForge
    WURFL software download site at SourceForge.net
  • WURFL Test Suite for Mobile Devices
    Test Suite for Web Standards Support on Mobile Devices
  • Yahoo! Exceptional Performance
    Yahoo!’s research on exceptional Web performance
  • YUI JavaScript and CSS Compressor
    Java tool from Yahoo! for minimizing CSS and JavaScript