This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 28 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.


There’s a Press Release on the new Application Performance Managment solution from Crittercism.

Take a look at why Mobile App Testing requires a new approach and how Appcelerator is doing it. Appcelerator Partners with Tester SOASTA.

Appcelerator making the News, with mobile innovation and how it affects big business. [Video]

The newly formed NYC Titanium User’s Group located in New York City will be having their first meeting on Feb 19 2013.


Bob Sims shows how to use Entypo Icon Font in Appcelerator Titanium to create symbols without using graphics.

Trevor Ward shows how to create an Appcelerator Custom Menu with TiCustomMenu.

Aaron Saunders posted a simple Integration of Alloy and Kinvey – take a look at Part 2 with source code.

David Bankier show you how you can add keyboardType and hintText to PLAIN_TEXT_INPUT AlertDialog.

Here’s some insight into Styling Techniques for Targeting Multiple Platforms.

Appcelerator Titanium Meetup Slides from Clearly Innovative Inc. discussing Appcelerator Alloy, Appcelerator Cloud Services and Appcelerator Node.ACS

Modules and Widgets

Ben Bahrenburg gives us some info on Copying or Moving Titanium Folders.

TiAppirater is a Titanium module that reminds the user to rate the app.

Here’s an Alloy example using a generic REST adapter instead of putting business logic in adapters.


Raul Riera showed us Math Zoo for kids.

Wotchapp! available on iOS and Android helps you find People, Places and Promotions on in your area.

Determined to make commuting on NJ Light Rail easier! Say hello to StopWatchr on Android & iOS.

The Open Source TiSocialACSApp is an open source example of ACS and AngularJS.

Take a look at this iOS 6 Coloring Book App for kids.

The Progress App for iOS help you keep track of everything you are doing in your life.

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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.