This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 29 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.


Celebrating 450,000 mobile devs! Appcelerator gives thanks and takes a look at how far they’ve come so far.

Check out the Appcelerator April Developer newsletter.

The Dev blog posted a interview with OpenRest. With the help of Titanium, they have built hundreds of apps that use their online ordering system.

Appcelerator CEO Jeff Haynie has a video from the Silicon-Valley-Bank-CEO-Summit. He comments on the history of Appcelerator and has some advice for Startups.

No More Ugly Enterprise Apps. An Appcelerator webinar on continuous mobile innovation.


Add your custom iOS fonts via tiapp.xml to save you from editing your Info.plist.

Dill Dawson gives us another reason why Appcelerator Titanium custom modules comes in handy for performance.

Making it easy to port your apps to TiZen: A promotion from appbackr for Titanium developers.

A Vine like camera trick that allows you to record video and includes a progress bar.

Here’s a plug-and-play CommonJS social sharing library for Titanium.

A gist of a Alloy and Firefox OS cross-domain http quick hack.

Javascript objects and arrays for beginners using Appcelerator Titanium.

New Titanium Book published from Darren Cope: Application Development by Example Beginner’s Guide.

Simple PHP script to find unused styles in your Titanium Mobile Alloy Project.

John Jardin shared his Chapter 2: Understanding the Titanium Framework on his blog.

Modules and Widgets

Newly added “SearchForPlaces” Alloy widget at

A simple TiAlloy widget for creating an easy-to-style and set-up a loading mask.

A CommonJS module to spin a view in Titanium.

Want to use RTWworld with Appcelerator Titanium? It’s now available on Android and iOS.


None this week that I know of :)

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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.