This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 29 Sep 2014

This is a roundup of all the Titanium Mobile development news I’ve gathered from the Twittersphere and Interwebs for the past week.

News

The Appcelerator September Dev newsletter is out. Learn more about the new 3.4.0 SDK, the impact of iOS 8 and the new iPhones, as well as TiConnect if you’ve missed them in previous weeks.

Appcelerator’s Nolan Wright explains why APIs are the key to the new economy and how they are changing the way we access information.

iOS8 adoption rockets up and a pundit wonders if Apple Pay spells death for BYOD: this week in enterprise mobility.

Tips

Jason Kneen posted a “How-To” article for transitioning to iOS8 and Xcode 6 with Titanium.

Matt Congrove, an Appcelerator Architect, entered the Pebble competition this summer and he talks about what it’s like to develop for wearables.

Bert Grantges created an iOS 8 Maps module – also, don’t forget to update your tiapp.xml plist with this entry! Also, Fokke Zandbergen shows us how to internationalize NSLocationAlwaysUsageDescription.

Smallmouth Media talks about Restoring Purchases with the In-App Billing Module for Appcelerator and Android.

Modules and Widgets

Ubertesters SDK for Appcelerator is now available and you can view all the necessary documentation on their website.

TiUIVisualEffectView is for native iOS8 blurview in Titanium. It will only work for iOS 8 and is only available on 3.4.0 version or later.

Apps

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Jeff

Jeff Bonnes is the Founder of Geeks Inc. with 20 years experience in the IT industry. He has been developing data driven website since 1995 using technologies like C, Java, Grails, and NodeJS. He has worked in a wide range of industries including Local Government, Finance, Document management, and Online Communities. He discovered Appcelerator Titanium at version 0.8, and has not looked back. His passion is working with smart people to ship innovative solutions.