This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 21 Nov 2011

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


Appcelerator’s Q4 Mobile Development Report was released last week. It is a must read to find out developer’s attitudes about platforms.


Adam Renklint has released Adamantium.js to the community. It is a chainable mobile app framework with jQuery-like syntax.

Graham Weldon shared a really great deck from his presentation: An Introduction to Titanium – Enough to get you into trouble.

Sean Biefeld shared a Simple Async HTTP Module for Appcelerator – a commonJS style wrapper around a HttpClient.

Not Titanium specific, but a Steve Dossick gives a good article ‘Developing on the Kindle Fire‘ that will allow you to run your Titanium apps on your shiny new Kindle.

Tony Lukasavage keeps Forging Titanium Episode with video Episode 15: Twisti Part 2 – 3D with Three.js

Jeff English shares how to Integrate an external library in an Android module over at the Appcelerator blog. continues its videos on Titanium with Handling Remote Data with HTTPClient and XML RSS Part 3.

Matt Huggins gives a great example of extending Titanium with native modules in describing how he did Android Voice Recognition in Appcelerator Titanium.

Boydlee Pollentine was nice enough to write up some tips on preparing for the TCAD certification.

The Warped Coder is promising a series of articles on Abstraction, Refactoring and the Model View Controller using Titanium. Part 1 doesn’t have any meat, but stay tuned.

IRL Gaming gives a great 2 part series on their NoSQL database solution for Titanium. Awesome stuff. Part 1 and Part 2.


Bobcat Growler (Montana State University) on Android.

Undercover Media – take pictures, record video and audio without being noticed (on iOS)

If you’ve got any news, tips, or apps I’ve missed, please leave them in the comments below!


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.