The 51Degrees Framework is a software package that solves many of the problems usually associated with creating, managing and operating mobile web applications in ASP.NET.
The 51Degrees Framework includes the following key features:
What mobile phones are supported? - All mobile devices including Apple, Android, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows Phone, Web OS and many legacy and emerging platforms are supported. Learn More.
How does 51Degrees overcome Session limitations for mobile applications? - Mobile Profile, an additional data persistence method, is used to store data across sessions, SMS messages, emails and even mobile devices. Learn More.
How does 51Degrees change ASP.NET to improve performance? - Unused and large amounts of data are removed from the web page to improve performance. Learn More.
Can I get the type of data connection the mobile device is using at runtime? - Yes. Properties provide bandwidth and page load information for previous requests. Learn More.
Will 51Degrees find the geographic location of a mobile device? - 3 different methods are packaged in a simple to use ASP.NET control to help locate a mobile device. Learn More.
How can I size image content for so many different mobile screen sizes? - 51Degrees image controls dynamically manipulate your images for maximum performance. Learn More.
What options are available for supporting different input methods? - Dynamic enhancements are made for touch screens, numeric keypads, track balls and joysticks ensuring interactive elements are always easy to use. Learn More.
How can I apply different designs and layouts to different types of mobile devices? - Different application themes and skins can be created and assigned dynamically to different mobile types. For example; an iPhone can receive a specific iPhone theme. Learn More.
What methods are available for selecting dates? - 51Degrees provides a single ASP.NET control to capture dates consistently. It will render differently depending on the physical and technical characteristics of the mobile device. Learn More.
Do I need a mobile website? - Most mobile industry analysts predict web browsing on mobile devices will overtake the desktop globally during 2015. Compared to desktop computers, mobile devices are smaller, have little keyboards and don’t have a mouse. All these differences mean your existing web site probably doesn’t work very well on a mobile device, resulting in lost traffic.
Why should I use 51Degrees? - Mobile technology is complex, and it's changing all the time. 51Degrees takes care of the complexity and changes so you and your technology team don’t have to.
How much faster will my mobile web site perform with 51Degrees? - Simple images can be loaded over 100% faster. Independent analysis shows over a 9 times increase in performance can be achieved in some situations compared to standard ASP.NET.
Requires Visual Studio 2008 or 2010 and ASP.NET v2 or greater.