This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 27 Feb 2012

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


Built with Titanium is a new community site where you can showcase your work developed on Titanium.

Appcelerator was mentioned in an interesting Mashable article if you are looking for their view on mobile app development and where it’s heading.


Aaron Saunders provided a neat Titanium quickie to help you create a transition effect for your splash screen / home page in an iPhone app.

This node.js based command line interface driver for non-Studio users and usable interface for continuous integration.

Brice Lechâtellier shared his experience on Augmented Reality Markers with Appcelerator Titanium based on work done by Atsushi Kataoka. Cool stuff.

Get the Titanium UIStepper Module from for accessibility to UIStepper – a new pre-built control in iOS 5 for incrementing or decrementing a value.

Kevin Whinnery continues Newbie Tuesday with Hybrid App Basic Part 1 on the Appcelerator blog.

@dezinezync shared a video of an expanding text area made using only JavaScript. He also shared a TiDZLabel hack that allows you to create labels with bold ‘in them’ using the native Ti.UI.createLabel. Lastly, he shared TiWinSlider – a quick implementation for sliding windows like the ones found in the Facebook iOS and Path iOS app.

Building the Community App on the Appcelerator blog gives some useful insight into the Appcelerator developer community and app building best practices.


With CD collection you can easily manage your own CDs.

London 2012 Games is very simple and easy to use app for those looking for information on upcoming 2012 Olympic Games.

The JoHo app brings the most relevant information and services of St. Joseph’s Hospital on your iPhone. The original article is in German but if you use Chrome it should offer to translate it for you.

GigBoss is a app for musicians to help store set information about their songs, lyrics, and even midi controller settings for specific instruments.

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.