This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 15 Apr 2013

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

News

The new Titanium SDK/Studio 3.1.0 Release Candidate is now available. Lots of changes so check out the release notes.

From Appcelerator: Native vs. HTML5: looked at objectively, the debate is over. Blog post by Appcelerator VP of Products, Jonathan Rende [Note: Not really objective]

Tips

Evan Gower posted an example for Displaying Charts with Titanium.

Tony Lukasavage on <a href=http://tonylukasavage.com/blog/2013/04/08/inspecting-sqlite-databases-on-android-and-ios/”>inspecting SQLite databases on Android and iOS.

Rick White from Fuzzy White: Why We use the Titanium Platform.

Here’s an Alloy example of how to use the Android ActionBar feature.

How to <a href=http://gist.github.com/FokkeZB/5354066″>embed a youtube video in an app using a webview.

A book on “Titanium Mobile” (German) is now available on iTunes and Kindle.

<a href=http://ticons.fokkezb.nl/”>TiCons: Generate all your Appcelerator Titanium and TiAlloy icons and splash screens from just 2 files: < – Link of the Week!

John Jardin on Installing Titanium.

Create your own Titanium build plugins, hooks, and commands in SDK 3.x.x. Very cool.

Using custom Holo Theme in Android applications.

Boydlees’ <a href=http://www.slideshare.net/boydleepollentine9/introduction-to-titaniumboydlee?utm_source=ss&utm_medium=upload&utm_campaign=quick-view”>Introduction to Titanium slides from Ireland’s Titanium meetup are available online.

Modules and Widgets

Ben Bahrenburg updated his Securely Properties module to add file encryption on iOS.

TiRadioButtonGroup is a skinnable RadioButtonGroup for iOS & Android.

Apps

SnapDash is a new Snap-and-Dash App for fun with photos on the fly.

Appcelerator’s Featured Developers are Roman and Cristian Castillo, catch their interview on the Dev Blog.

Chimp is an iOS client for the social network APP.NET

MyLondonBus also just went live on the app store.

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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.


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