This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 9 Dec 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

tidevBIG NEWS: TiDev.io is launching on 11 Dec 13 @ 14:15. This will be the premier Site for Titanium Development. We will be posting our weekly update on their site starting next week. Note: You won’t need to do anything to update, we will handle all the redirects.

Nolan Wright (CTO of Appcelerator) writes on why the HTML5 Vs. Native Debate Obscures The Real Challenges Of Mobility over at readwrite web.

Appcelerator is in the running for a TechCrunch Crunchie. Vote to show your support!

TiConf EU 2014 as been announced for June 28-29th, 2014 in Amsterdam. Sign Up to get the latest updates.

Tips

Check out the power of the Alloy 1.3.0: pre:load hook to write your own cusomizations.

Dev Blog: Get to know the Titanium command-line interface (CLI) via Ricardo Alcocer.

An Easy “How-to” guide on how to Install Appcelerator Titanium Studio on Mac 10.9 Mavericks.

Jeff Haynie presented at TiConf Amsterdam. Fokke gives us the run down.

Andrew McElroy presented on Behavior Driven Development with Titanium at the NYC Titanium User’s Group:
Organizer’s slides
Andrew’s presentation (code)
Andrew’s presentation (Video)

Modules and Widgets

A Titanium Locale module for iOS and Android.

David Bankier: Here is a list of some native Android Modules for Titanium posted recently.

Ricardo Alcocer published a trivial but fun Appcelerator module to add subtitles to the Android ActionBar.

Martin Wildfeuer published a tiny Validation Module.

Apperson Labs just released their open source TiGigya wrapper for Appcelerator Titanium and AL.SDTBarcode Module, a wrapper for the SD-Toolkit SDKs for iOS and Android. (Much better then z-lib!)

Apps

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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.