This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 4 June 2012

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


The new Titanium Mobile SDK 2.0.2 is now available. This continues Appcelerator’s monthly patch strategy with lots of fixes.

Appcelerator Honoured as a Top Startup in Mobile, adding another award to their collection.

Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs at TIEYouth 2012 showcases High School Students Developing Mobile Apps Using Appcelerator Titanium


Alessio Ricco shared his WHYMCA slides on writing video games with Titanium Appcelerator.

The Titanium Ninja compares some of the important aspects between Titanium flexibility and performance at WHYMCA. Great stuff.

Get another dose of Thompson’s Technological Insight as he details using Appcelerator HTTPClient to Post Images to a server.

David Bankier posted an alpha version of his Cornwall source for sneak peak of sending Titanium functions from a WebView and back again.

A HTML UI designer for appcelerator titanium is cool stuff. You can see what it looks like here.

Anthony Decena from Appcelerator shared his slides on Mobile Development Without The Pain from FluentConf.

Ti.Parse – Take a look at the Demo App using new JS SDK and Titanium Appcelerator.

flexr gives a comparison of BAAS – Backends as a Service: Appcelerator ACS vs Parse vs Applicasa vs StackMob.

DevCenter Blog Post: Mobilize Your MongoDB! (Part Two)

Insight from Appcelerator’s very own UI/UX Designer gave a designer’s POV in 5 Things to Consider When Creating a Mobile App

Ti.LogTimestamp is a Titanium mobile module for iOS that helps with reading and measuring performance and execution times.

Patrick Seda shared AndroidAppRunningMonitor is a module to notify your Android app when it has started or stopped.

A video preview of Ti.Draggable: a module coming soon to android from from Pedro Enrique that lets you add drag functionality.

Ivan Mathy shared a video of Drag, Drop and Resize in Ti. Here is the GIST.

Ti Tutorials shared Service Custom Object and Query using ACS.

Henning blogged on how to make a decent looking activity indicator window with Appcelerator Titanium. He also shared how you can Email a Screen Shot with a single button click.


Portal launches iProspectus mobile app for Highbury College – a prospectus in your pocket.

Walkingshaw and Edgars are being used by car dealers for people to find new and used vehicles.

Metalock app is now available on Google Play, and you can stay in contact with the Metalock Emergency Team.

MEDLINQ BD-online app is now available on iTunes App Store. In German, and I can’t really tell you what it does!


This new module lets you send and open images to and from Instagram: Ti.nstagram

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.