This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 30 Jan 2012

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


Not mobile news, but Appcelerator is handing their desktop to development community to take the reins. They will be focusing on the mobile platform.

Appcelerator is a finalist for the Global Mobile Awards in both the Best Consumer Mobile Service and Best Cloud-based Technology categories (press release)

Appcelerator hired Gartner Analyst Mike King specializing in the mobile space. He wrote about the top Top Five Mobility Questions for CIOs.

Infinite Monkeys launches its zero-coding-get-it-for-free app building machine, built on the Appcelerator Titanium platform.

Are you going to MWC? Appcelerator will be there, and is hosting a developer meetup
at 7pm on Tuesday, February 28th

Work with Kasey wrote an article on his first experience with mobile – the basics of going mobile with Appcelerator Titanium and Javascript. (Part 1).

A geek with a hat posted an article on his revisit to titanium.


Greg at Artanis design created a tilt effect using 3DMatrix and Titanium. You can read about it on

Matt Apperson’s TiPopover gives you iPad style pop over for iPhone.

Ti Agent is a light-weight and progressive Ajax API crafted for flexibility, readability, and a low learning curve.

@ConorClafferty shared TiGrid a titanium module for x / y grid based layouts.

creapps has posted a neat piece of code to help update SQLite databases remotely

@Pegli(Paul Egli) tweeted about his latest version of the CouchDB  module for Titanium.

Take a look at Ti.Draggable – Open source iOS Module for Titanium Appcelerator, and Contributions are welcome.

The Mack UK blog posted a great introduction to Appcelerator on their blog recently and it will give new comers a feel for how it all works.

@ficeto tweeted a module for working resumable downloads over wifi proxy for Titanium Mobile 1.7.x for Android.

@boydleep posted a couple of cool videos on controlling a basic Arduino circuit using a combination of Appcelerator Titanium mobile and HTTP requests & playing a virtual piano through a piezo element.

From Christian Sullivan: Aheads up on a new XHR library ported to Titanium. TiAgent ported for the node superagent module. Look out for future plans that are going to be added to this.


Sleepbox says it is the ultimate sleep and relax app for iPad.

BeGrateful is a great app to help you affirm things positively and focus on the wonderful things in your life.

WebNote gives you the ability to take note of what is happening (iPhone)

Localbeat app brings location-based services for over 40 cities in India, tweets via @SocialLBSNews and @arjunram

Keep tabs on your drinking and share with your mates, what you are drinking and where. Drinkbot Mobile for the iPhone is approved!

Site Grafx’s first iPhone app, “Baker’s Buddy“.

The latest Handshake app released today – for @shechooses!

London Eye gets Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 virtual guides – on

Concert Spot is available on the Android Market, and it gives you the chance to find and share live music anywhere you like.

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.