This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 20 May 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

New competition by TiConf US 2013, Win the full set of Appcelerator Titanium books courtesy of Packtpub.

The Evolution of Mobile in the Enterprise – a blog on the cross framework platform by Appcelerator VP of Engineering, Neeraj Gupta! Worth a look.

Tips

There are some fairly significant updates to TiJasmine (Jasmine wrapper for Titanium) and birthed v1.0.0

Dev blog: Learn how to easily use cloud services to create a back-end(ACS) for your app.

Use Node.ACS to create mobile-optimised web services to help you leverage remote data sources.

Justin Lee forked TiShadow to create TiSnippet – a collaborative version of TiShadow.

Daniel Tamas shared SugarTi – a minimalist CLI to run titanium projects on simu & deploy on device without iTunes. Any feedback is welcome..

Catch Building an iPhone app with Appcelerator Titanium Part 2 from GeorgeWebDesign. A video that covers the structure of code and couple best practices.

Aaron Saunders gives us a first attempt at using promises with Appcelerator Titanium. Here are what what promises are.

Improve your efficiency by using these Titanium Studio shortcut keys < – Great Stuff!

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AlloyActionJackson – Android Action Bar examples for Alloy.

ViewScrollr Pro – Lets you add creative banners to your app (on CodeCanyon)

Cross-platform Alloy widget for grid layouts by Pablorr18 on Github.

A new Alloy Rest SQL Adapter provides support for parsing a nested object.

Apps

Touchslate” – for fast translations on the go!

See how Ketan Majmudar used Appcelerator in NASA’s International Space app Challenge! < – Link of the Week

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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.