This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 24 Dec 2012

This is a roundup of all the Titanium Mobile development news I’ve gathered from the Twittersphere and Interwebs for the past week – Christmas Eve Edition!


The Titanium Studio 3.0.1 update has been released with a couple bug fixes.

Unbelievable to see the Appcelerator Community Reach 400,000 Developers – quite a big step towards driving global mobile innovation.

Appcelerator featured developer Jason Kneen. The developer of Adrian James Boot Camp app.


Ricardo Alcocer posted his slideshow “Learning Appcelerator Alloy” on Speaker Deck.

Need some Alloy / Backbone help? Use the new Alloy RestApi sync adapter.

Kaz Konno recently spoke about ACS / Node.ACS at an html5 community event. The link gives his presentation on it although it’s mostly in Japanese.

Aaron Saunders gave an Appcelerator Alloy Presentation on Cross Platform Development at ModevEast. Worth a watch – Aaron does a really good job.

Ben Bahrenburg posted articles on changing a Titanium iOS module’s GUID and Creating Keyboard Shortcuts for Switching Tabs in Titanium Studio.

azac shared Titanium Formatted field, a fix for the JIRA TIMOB-7637 (maxlength issue) on Android.

Modules and Widgets

Fluid UI hits the Appcelerator Marketplace to give an edge on UI Prototyping.


Take a look at the very neat Secant App – It offers full Home Automation Control using Appcelerator’s Cloud Services (ACS).

The Milewise app – helps you search for flights using your frequent flyer miles, hotel & credit card points and more.

MotorMouth lets you record your voice and be heard whenever someone reaches the exact same place where you recorded it.

Airport Chatter helps you to get around airports, check venues, review what’s there and even connect with other people at the airport.

Get NightPro to help you manage your favourite Nightlife venues and events.


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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.