This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 3 Dec 2012

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


Mobility and Big Data bring you SMAC for Social mobile analytics capability

An interesting Appcelerator Case Study shows how Mitsubishi Electric projects a $30 million increase in sales with just one enterprise app.

There’s a new book coming out – “Appcelerator Titanium: Up and Running” available from O’Reilly Media in Feb. 2013.

A joint Press Release for Appcelerator and RIM as they join forces to reward mobile developers ready to jump on the BlackBerry 10 platform.


The Platino™ Minute: “Multiplayer Tanks” gives you some Idea of what the folks Lanica Gaming are up to and the potential scope for multiplayer gaming.

Tim Varney blogs about his approach to offline maps with Titanium.

Aaron Saunders posted the slides from his presentation at MoDevEast 2013 today, and then you can view his top Appcelerator Alloy Links.

Stephen Feather wrote a great set of articles on getting started with TiShadow. Highly recommended. I recently started using TiShadow and it has made a huge difference in my productivity.

Punch out real-time updates to content in your next Appcelerator Titanium app using CloudCMS.

The DevCenter Posted this Node.ACS Tutorial 1: PixGrid photo uploader

Here’s an interesting case for Ti.UI.create – Learning from AppersonLab’s Carbon to speed up Appcelerator’s Titanium.

XHR is Raul Riera’s Freebie of the day…it can power all your REST API needs in Appcelerator Titanium.

Modules and Widgets

Check back next week for any new modules!


Check out Battlesquare – it allows you to conquer your city in a Risk™ style game.

T.A.P.S – investigating the field of paranormal.

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.