This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 07 Jan 2013

This is a roundup of all the Titanium Mobile development news I’ve gathered from the Twittersphere and Interwebs for the past week – The first edition for 2013!


Integrate DENSO’s NaviBridge module and enter to win a Kenwood navigation device.


Ben Bahrenburg posted a neat article for using the Luhn Algorithm in Titanium in your apps to allow you to add checksums for validation purposes.

Vui Nguyen from Sunfish Empire shared Complex Navigation in Titanium, Part 2 – additional info on how to improve the NavigationController Framework.

Mark Steadman tells us how to Include iPad-specific resources in an Appcelerator app in a short article with a great tip for naming your images.

Tim Poulsen gives us a guide to Split window editing in Titanium Studio.

Aaron Saunders has been busy these last few weeks:
corrected-sql.js helps for working with model ids when creating sync adapters in BackboneJS and Appcelerator Alloy.
– There’s also a free module for an additional cloud-based service.

The RocknCoder made a 2nd post on using Appcelerator Titanium for a fully functional calculator. The idea is simple but he covers some important issues on usage and experience.

Preserving Android Portrait Orientation with TabGroup and Creating a Foursquare-style ActionBar on Android using Appcelerator Titanium – Jean-Luc Davids.

Modules and Widgets

This simple Alloy-about-widget helps with those annoying “about …” windows.

TiSocial Framework updated with iOS5 Twitter support thanks to Yomybaby.

Miguel Ángel created a module for using OpenUDID in our apps.

TiNetworkHelpers is Network Helpers module that has been updated with Ti 3.0 support.


Drop It! is now available for Android and iOS.


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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.