This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 10 Jan 2012

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


Socialize asked if people wanted a Titanium Module – and were overwhelmed with the response. Follow the link to get updates on the new Socialize titanium module!

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Aaron Saunders was kind enough to put this example code together: using Cocoafish + Appcelerator iOS Module to login or create an account with Twitter and this Titanium Appcelerator Quickie: StackMob API Module Part Four gives you access to the StackMob API Module for Facebook Integration

Pratik posted a video on a tool he has created for Rapid development with Titanium Studio and TiREPL – this is awesome stuff!

Tony Lukasavage shared a YouTube video of a cross platform Path menu for Appcelerator Titanium. UI Goodness!

Ivan Škugor has posted a long article about the entire framework in his Zenborgium blog. A great intro for beginners.

Philippe Elsass created this amusing post on his blog, detailing his revisit to “the good, the bad and the ugly” with regards to Titanium. A good read about someone returning to Titanium after being away from it for a while.

David Bankier shared a cool video on iPad to OS X drawing using Titanium Mobile and Titanium Desktop over WiFi. Cool stuff

Tim Poulson (Skypanter) shared a cross platform tabbedbar on Nice to see as had to implement my own a couple weeks ago – this would have saved me some time. has started blogging a whole bunch of Titanium stuff:

I’ve never heard of taffy.db, but here is a wrapper for TaffyDB to use in Titanium.

Josh Miller shared a code snippet on how to insert an array into a SQLite DB. Good to see new people blogging about Titanium! shared their experiences with Titanium Drag Problems and ultimate resolution. It’s useful to see how others have worked their way around some of their problems they encountered.

Building Titanium from source? Bill Dawson tells you how to speed things up.

Matt Apperson (who just left Appcelerator) shared a make file for building your titanium mobile applications from the command line.


Dan Giulvezan released MediaDrop – a way to send photos, videos and audio notes directly to dropbox.

Boydlee Pollentine did a little Jam & Preserves Cookbook that mirrored a WP7 project he did.

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.