10/11/2021 5:00 PM
5 tools you need to understand User-Agent Client Hints
Don’t drag your heels because time is running out to prepare
The User-Agent string has been part of the web for a long time, so it’s sad to see the plans to deprecate it next year. It’s important you prepare for User-Agent Client Hints, the proposed UA string replacement. With these five tools, you’ll be set for the industry change.
8/10/2021 4:00 PM
User-Agent Client Hints: your questions answered
User-Agent Client Hints are one of the biggest changes to the device detection industry. Here’s what you need to know.
These HTTP header requests have been introduced within Chromium browsers to replace the User-Agent. While we don’t think this is a good idea, we need to upgrade our device detection capabilities to include support for this feature. This blog covers any questions you may have on User-Agent Client Hints support within our device detection.
6/2/2021 12:00 PM
How to create a reverse geocoding API
Turn coordinate data into real-world information
Where can I find a free, open source reverse geocoding API? How do I turn coordinate data into real directions? Which three birds are local to my area? All of these questions are answered in this blog.
5/10/2021 1:00 PM
Which Three Birdies
Finding the three local birds and a local picture for every point on the globe
Using 51Degrees reverse geocoding APIs, Xeno-Canto's database of bird calls, and Wikidata's collection of imagery and structured data, we display an example of how to produce a "birdday card", finding the three local birds and a local picture for every point on the globe.
3/31/2021 11:00 AM
Building blocks: what you should look for from open source code
Open source code makes up most of your software supply chain. But how do you choose one open source product over the other?
This blog discusses the critical reasons why open source software is built, and what considerations you should make to ensure your company reaps the benefits.
3/31/2021 11:00 AM
How 51Degrees invented SWAN
Secure Web Addressablility Network and why it’s different
In parallel with supporting Marketers for an Open Web, we have invented SWAN (Secure Web Addressability Network). Read this blog to find out more and get involved.
1/20/2021 4:00 PM
Cybersecurity: what to expect in 2021
What does 2021 entail for Cybersecurity? We reveal everything you need to know based on the predictions of experts.
We talk about industry experts’ predictions on Cybersecurity for the year 2021. Following the rattling pandemic of 2020 that became a harbinger of record-breaking cyber-attacks, we dish out the trends and the things to expect for Cybersecurity this year.
1/4/2021 4:00 PM
Effective targeting with Geolocation
Interact with your users in a unique way based on wherever they are on the map.
Geolocation is the tool that will help you uncover a larger audience that will gravitate to your business.
12/23/2020 1:00 PM
How many cuppa's does your browser weigh?
The environmental impact of encrypting the web by default
Have you ever considered how much CO2 your website encryption produces? This article discusses new research on the decisions that can affect the environmental impact of the web.
12/14/2020 5:00 PM
'Tis the Season for eCommerce and 51Degrees
eCommerce is experiencing record breaking sales this holiday season! A majority of Christmas shoppers will be shopping online through their mobile devices.
This article talks about the rise in eCommerce sales this holiday season. With in-store retail sales dipping, there’s heavier emphasis on online shopping. Keep up with the Christmas shopping mania, ensure your website is ready and optimized for mobile.