This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 3 Jun 2013

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


Silicon Angle had lots of coverage on Appcelerator:
Appcelerator Enterprise Platform Launch Wrap-Up
Open Source is a Mindset, says Appcelerator CEO
Appcelerator’s Michael King On Mobile Business Opportunities

Webinar: Imagine the Possibilities of Enterprise Mobility.


TiSprite: create simple sprite animations across both Android and iOS

Alloy: How to bind a view to an existing model

Fokke Zandbergen: tests show ‘singletap’ is the event to listen to for many repetitive taps.

Jason Kotchoff enhanced Raul Riera’s XHR (a wrapper around Titanium’s HTTPClient) to obey HTTP ‘NOT MODIFIED’ headers.

Adam Renklint shared a small gist to separate Backbone’s View into a Controller and Presenter.

Looking to make a Titanium module more Javascript-ish? Andrew Glover explains how with “Callbacks in Appcelerator Titanium Modules

Adam Paxton: Adding Custom Android Action Bar and Holo Themes.

Learn how to build a custom front-end to ACS using Node.ACS.

Continuous Mobile Innovation: how to manage the entire mobile lifecycle [Appcelerator Whitepaper – registration required]

Modules and Widgets

Daniel Sefton releases his Slider Menu Widget v2 for Titanium Alloy with a new blog post.

SculeJS – a fully featured DBMS written in JavaScript that emulates the functionality of MongoDB – is now in beta.  2kb smaller, 10x faster.


I released the What Should I Wear? App for Android and iOS to the USA app stores.

Not new, but Mashable featured some Titanium built travel Apps on 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.