This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 12 May 2014

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


Thanks to everyone who made it to tiConf NYC this weekend – it was great! In case you didn’t make it, Fokke gives us the full roundup with slides and links on TiDev.

Read Jeff Haynie’s take on Microsoft’s Push for a Modern (Mobile) Developer Ecosystem.


Brendan Moore shows us how to turn Marvel prototypes into an html based Ti app in less than 10 minutes.

Spencer Sokol walks us through Titanium Database Installation.

Vui Nguyen gives us advice on Displaying Clickable Text Across Platforms in Titanium in Alloy.

GeorgeWebDesign is back with a video tutorial series on Developing for Android – Part 1.

Peach Pellen from Lanica show us how to do Skeletal animations with Animo Sprites. [Video]

Fokke Zandbergen pushed out a major update for TiNy – an alternative CLI for ti build that allows you to use less, shorter and smarter options. Worth a look.

Modules and Widgets

Steven van Loef shares Fleksy – give your app users the option to choose the Fleksy keyboard. Later in the week, he also shared Nimbuslabel – it uses the attributed label code as available in Nimbuskit. It supports click and longpress events on attributes.

Nice collection of Alloy widgets by the Appcelerator SE team, including screenshots and documentation.

Javier Rayon shared a video preview of the widget ti.ux.scrollableform. It is part of a Titanium Alloy Widgets Library to be released and open sourced very soon.


None this week.

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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.