Last week, Apperson Labs release another community alternative to the commercial Appcelerator LiveView. The CLI plugin injects a native module into the project and starts up a NodeJS server via which it will push files to the app as soon as they’ve changed, allowing close to live development. Using a native module for this is its main difference with TiShadow and LiveView and over the next week we’ll hope to do a extensive comparison and speed test between them.

  1. Install over NPM: sudo npm install rapiddev -g
  2. Run your app: ti build -p ios --rapiddev
  3. Make some code changes to see them pushed to the app

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