This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 2 July 2012

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

News

DevCenter Blog Post: Announcing the release of Titanium Mobile SDK 2.1.0. Lots of fixes!

Jeff Haynie’s posted Beneath the Surface: The Changing Mobile Ecosystem – His take on the latest from tablet type thing from Microsoft and its impact on the mobile world.

Appcelerator Titanium training videos now free in the Marketplace.

Michael Zamora discusses the impact of Google I/O and a glimpse into the future of mobile with their Google Glass Project.

Tips

Make your Titanium apps faster: See the effect of storing Ti constants in variables in loops.

rafaelks explains his Draggable (Drag and Drop) Annotations using Titanium Appcelerator – Available with the new SDK.

Pinehead.tv covers how to set up your IOS developer profiles to Test & Submit Your App (Video)

Imam Kurniawan shared his first Titanium mvc framework using Joli and Underscore.

Using Salesforce? Developing Mobile Applications with Force.com and Appcelerator Titanium.

mockti: a new Titanium mocking framework to help you with testing.

Activity Indicators: here’s a mini-module.

Neat Tutorial from Pinehead on Adding Admob to your Appcelerator apps.

Trevor Ward released augmentedTi as an open source example project on how to build a Location Based AR application . He also created TiCustomMenu, which is basically a simple 5 button menu bar with a custom nav bar, available in 7 different colours, and uses commonJS to navigate using a basic MVC architecture.

Catch Ivan Markovic’s video on a custom TabGroup example (with auto-hide.) Very cool.

Apps

No apps this week :(

Modules

None!


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.