This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 2 Sep 2013

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


Mobile usability: Targeting the tool to the audience – An article on the importance of mobile usability using some info from Appcelerator’s surveys.

Appcelerator Hires Technology Industry Veteran, David Satterwhite, as Vice President of Worldwide Sales.


Fokke Zandbergen: A complete how-to on using URL schemes in Titanium. (Part 1)

John Jardin continues his Appcelerator Mobile Development video series with Chapter 4 – Window Control and Chapter 5 – Tab Groups.

Appcelerator Dev blog posted an article on how to use a cross platform navigation group across your iOS and Android apps in Titanium

Ricardo Alcocer shared his Node.ACS presentation for the NYC Titanium User’s Group.

Bert Grantges is working on an Alloy-Bootstrap – a twitter bootstrap-esque approach to Alloy. It’s still a work in progress and he would appreciate some feedback.

Modules and Widgets

Here’s a RatingBar Module for Android from Ti.Tutorial.

Mads Møller has updated NappUI. It now has added support for Attributed Text in TiUILabel. A great module.

Kosuke Isobe published TiDKLiveBlur. To give you a frosted glass effect for TableViews and ListViews. Very cool.


ValPark Mobile is a new app that helps speed up valet parking in Washington D.C.

DAY 100 App built with no images apart from loading screen. It’s an exercise app that challenges you and your friends to get fit and healthy over 100 days.

Messiah College – A college app that lets students and parents access prospective information about the college.

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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.