This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 26 Aug 2013

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


Appcelerator announced that they’ve acquired Singly, expanding capabilities to mobilize any data source. API all the things!

VentureBeat discusses Why Appcelerator bought Singly – because it wants to be the next Oracle?

Here’s the tiConf Australia Recap in case you missed it!

Appcelerator August Dev Newsletter is hot off the presses. Get the latest on iOS 7, Titanium 3.1.2, Alloy widgets and more.


Foffe Zandergen: Inspecting app layouts on Android (and iOS) devices/emulator and How to hide titlebar on Android launch/splash screen in Titanium without hiding it on windows as well.

Are Your Apps Ready for iOS 7? Appcelerator discusses the impact of the new operating system.

Dev blog takes a look at TaffyDB – a lightweight JSON-based database for your app.

Expedite Development with App Templates – from TiHelp.

Visit – for 120+ Titanium Alloy resources.

Nikhil Nigade updated DZJSONKit to provide much much faster JSON parsing without UI blocking.

Modules and Widgets

Ti Social Framework updated for iOS7 support.

You can now add New Relic to Your iOS and Android Apps in Titanium Studio.


Granny Goes Street – A neat example of a gaming app. (You’ll need to translate)

Pokemon Quiz – Test your Pokemon Knowledge.

SocialNote! – Express your words and thoughts on Instagram.

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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.