This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 27 Jan 2014

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


3.2.1 Beta of SDK/Studio is now available. Test out the pre-production release and share your feedback.

Appcelerator’s January Developer Newsletter is out. Read more about TiConf, some common issues with 3.2.0, GitTio and more.

Meet ten incredible mobile innovators, and winners of the Appcelerator Enterprise Mobility Awards.

TiConf US will be held in NYC on May 10-11. Tickets are available now via or EventBrite. You can also checkout the TiConf newsletter online.


Fokke Zandbergen explans how to use widgets with child elements in Alloy 1.3.

Tony Lukasavage sings the virtues of Grunt with his post on Automating Appcelerator: grunt-titanium and grunt-alloy.

Check out these browser based emulators to help share your apps when reviewers don’t have a device handy.

Modules and Widgets

Marcel Pociot shared a module to replace the iOS7 app switcher view with your own customized card view.

Stefan Moonen’s fh.imagefactory module fixes orientation issues when resizing images on Android.

TiSoftKeyboard: Some missing soft keyboard events and features implemented. [iOS only]

Ben Bahrenburg shared his initial drop of Ti.CoreMotion with step counter implemented. Docs & more coming soon.


Real Road Racer is a top-down racing game that uses real satellite images to let you race virtual cars on real roads in a unique take on racing simulations.

See through walls with MagicKeyhole.

WordBrain is a game – it starts very easy but gets challenging quickly. Be prepared for a quick-paced puzzle game – sort of a Soduko and Candy Crush Saga twist on Ruzzle & Scramble.

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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.