This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 22 Oct 2012

This is all the Titanium Mobile development news I’ve gathered from the Twittersphere and Interwebs for the past week. Lots going on as the community prepares for CodeStrong!

News

Appcelerator wins Tech Innovation Award from The Wall Street Journal for the Software category.

This DevCenter Blog Post gives you a developer preview on Appcelerator Custom Cloud Services and the new Node.ACS. Very cool stuff.

The winners for the Mobile developer challenge will be announced at Codestrong this week, but the finalist have been listed!

AT&T jumps on the bandwagon as they integrate Speech, Messaging And Payment APIs Into Appcelerator’s platform.

Appcelerator partners with Chinese Software Developer Network – the largest developer community in China.

Bummed that you’re going to be missing CODESTRONG this weekend? Fear not! By popular demand from those who couldn’t make it this year, there will be live streaming of all the keynotes and the workshops in Grand Ballroom 1 during CODESTRONG.

Tips

Aaron Saunders has been busy this last week:

Tom Jaeschke give his rundown on Appclerator from AustinJS and how to build better mobile apps.

Euforic posted:

Not sure if this is an official release, but here is the updated site for Alloy.

akiievolution.com started blogging about Titanium with some basic articles on Switch like control and a
Customise Menu.

Apps

MyMilitaryLife App Spotlight: Designed to help military spouses to navigate military life

The very pretty CodeStrong 2012 app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android from the Appcelerator team. They have made it open source so you can take a look at the code!

NextWord is a word association type of game that you can play in social groups.

Modules

Stephen Feather exposes the NewsStandKit from iOS to Titanium applications.


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.