This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 9 Apr 2012

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


Chris Lema details how he created a minimum viable product using WordPress & Appcelerator to test a startup idea for very little cash.

A GlobalLogic and Appcelerator Partnership drives mobile enterprise innovation to help business create, distribute and maintain mobile apps.


Patrick Seda created a CommonJS module for partially masking a TextField input. (iOS Only)

Titanium tutorial: Database Sync with JSON.

An Introduction to Appcelerator Titanium is in the new issue of Use this code when you register and you’ll get it for free: f4t2q8v

Ruben Fonseca gives us Part 1 of using Coffescript and backbone.js in Titanium. A nice detailed blog on how he does it. I’m looking forward to the backbone stuff next time!

Aaron Saunders shared some code to get NT LAN Manager Working With Appcelerator.

slash29 gives a detailed (and sometimes painful) insight into setting up Appcelerator Titanium for developing Android Mobile applications under Windows 7.

bencoding builds on Tony Lukasavage’s tip to show how to use Snapshot to reduce the Android Emulator’s start time from from 5 minutes to about 1 minute.

shockoe has a blog post on about extending Ti.Box2D by adding mouse joints. Cool stuff.

The Digital Drift podcast has boydlee dicussing Titanium in Episode 2: Appcelerator’s Titanium, Opera, and Responsive Design.

Acktie shared their Kissmetrics JavaScript Library for Appcelerator.


J23 app now available for Android – adding to iPhone and iPad versions.

Daily Streams – for daily bible verses from the modern NET version.

RealTanpurra – A fully digitised version of the Tanpura, a classical indian guitar.

Pool360 – pool info for the US and Canada.

Explore the universe of the band CopperWire with the Phone Home Remix app that combines interactive art and generative sound,

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.