This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 26 Mar 2012

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

News

The Appcelerator/IDC Mobile Developer Report for Q1 2012 was released last week and there are some interesting trends taking place, especially with interest in HTML5 and declining interest in Android.

Tips

Javier RayĆ³n from Criteria Studio spoke to Learning Titanium about his DOMO app that allows you to communicate with hardware appliances in your home.

Mobile Gaming is going to be huge in the near future and you need to get in on the action now. Sharry shares his views on gaming with Titanium on the appcelerator Dev Blog.

Micah Silverman – How I wrote an iPhone App in less than 24 hours wi Titanium.
Part 1: The Background
Part 2: The Design
The complete project is detailed throughout the rest of the week.

Now you can get Console.Log Support in Titanium with this simple hack.

Image configurations for Titanium Apps – Here is a useful chart that highlights image sizes for App icons and Loading screens on both iOS and Android.

Jean Luc David’s blog had some useful posts last week. These two are particularly useful:

The ClearlyInnovative Blog posted an Appcelerator quickie that lets you use the where clause in the Parse API

warpedAR is an application which allows you to build an effective Augmented Reality Solution using the Titanium framework.

Apps

Larryville KU this app keeps you posted on what is happening in and around Lawrence, Kansas.

The Cortina d’Ampezzo Tourist Guide dedicated to the Queen of the Dolomites. Full tourist information when you download the app.

Simple shooter game powered by Titanium with QuickTiGame2d: it has only 100 lines of JavaScript code! It is in Japanese, so you may need to hit the translate button to get more details.

Capture images on your Android phone using the HTC Scribe Pen and Titanium


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.