This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 20 Feb 2012

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

News

Jeff Haynie gave a keynote presentation at the Mobile Developer Conference 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. Check out the slides!

VentureWire commented on the addition of seasoned executive Sandeep Johri to Appcelerator as its first-ever COO. You can also read the Press Release.

Appcelerator is selected as a finalist for an Edison Award in the Business/Communications category.

Ben Bahrenburg is interviewed as developer of the week, see what he has to say in Sharry Stowell’s DevCenter Blog Post.

Carl Orthlieb is the new VP of Engineering and shares a great post on the future of how the development and QA of Titanium will be working in 2012. Sounds awesome.

NBC and Appcelerator were highlighted on Mashable in an article covering the pros and cons of cross-platform app design.

The on-demand version of the Appcelerator Cocoafish webinar is now available on appcelerator.com. Check it out as this is going to change everything.

Tips

iOS Muncher gives us a tutorial on how to call Drupal WebService through Titanium using Json.

John the Coder shares BenchPress – A JavaScript benchmark suite for Titanium derived from the V8 benchmark suite.

ads.js is a script that allows you to use both iAds and Admob in the same place within a Titanium iOS project. It also works with the ti.admob module.

AppCodingEasy show us how to add Titanium Push Notification without 3rd a party service.

Kevin Whinnery posted another useful DevCenter Blog Post – Newbie Tuesday: WebView with remote HTML.

Catch Sharry Stowell’s interview with Matt Apperson on learningtitanium.com.

Weird rocketry gives an alternative way to Preparing AdHoc distribution in Titanium Mobile using Xcode.

My Favorite of the week: Episode 22 of Tony Lukasavage’s Forging Titanium: Path-like Menu. SO COOL!

@rafaelks updated his MiniBrowser to support Internationalization, hiding the toolbar and much more.

Get more details on the Internationalization of App Names on the Titanium blog.

A request from Appcelerator not to use Xcode 4.3 and Titanium until support becomes available for it. Apple introduced lots of ‘breaking changes’.

Kevin Whinnery (@kevinwhinnery) will soon be making his post about this, but you can get a rough app structure for Appcelerator Titans App to check out current best practices.

Apps

J23 Stay up-to-date with the latest Jordan Brand release dates, models, and pricing.

Foxys Grill is an app built specifically for the restaurant based in Brighton, UK. You can access menu’s and takeaways directly off your phone.

CrowdGame Trivially is the customizable real-time quiz game that turns your iPad into a portable game console for up to 11 players.

The Butler’s Tale is a great app to help you navigate your way around commercial contract terms.

The Dutch Salvation Army app with wholesome soup recipes , built on Titanium.

Check out this Enforex Spain Pocket Guide.

Hundeskove is a neat app that helps you find places to take your dog for a walk.

SNEAK PEEK – New Titanium showcase site – builtwithtitanium.com from learningTi.com.


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

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.