This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 27 Aug 2012

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

News

An Appelerator press release gave an update on Appcelerator’s Developer Community: now over 350,000 Mobile Developers world wide.

Native or HTML5? Consider which approach is better for mobile application development. Register and download the Whitepaper.

Tips

Ben Bahrenburg added KML support to benCoding.Map – a forked version of Ti.MapView. Follow the link for documentation & source coding. You can watch a short demo video here. Cool stuff.

Here’s a simple and effective “Loading” indicator for TableViews created by Raul Riera.

Aaron Saunders’ Alloy ACS Adapter ci.alloy.adapter.one is based on some previous work done with ACS and Backbone integration. Bleeding edge alert!

It’s time to TitanUp with Jason Priebe’s – Titanium Mobile Utility Library. There’s lots of good stuff in here.

NFerraz has released his XML User Interface as Open Source: here’s the source code and there is also a demo video.

Apps

Bordeaux Wine Trip for iOS, is a Wine Tourism App for the Bordeaux Vineyards. A good example for Travel and Tourism app development.

Uptime Robot was created as a part of their summer internship program at Shockoe. It helps users monitor websites and their servers to make sure they are running.

PASSFA Conference App is the first app created by Codedog.net, specifically for PASSFA, where users can view information regarding the conference.

Modules

Marcel Pociot just pushed his TiCustomTab module for Appcelerator Titanium to github. Allows you to define some custom Tab / TabGroup settings on iOS


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.