This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 14 July 2014

This is a roundup of all the Titanium Mobile development news I’ve gathered from the Twittersphere and Interwebs for the past weeks – A double edition this week since I was away last Monday!


Lots of activity on the Appcelerator Blog:
May I Start You Off With Some Apps? How food service uses mobile to engage customers, increase productivity, and gather data.
This week in enterprise mobility: Goldman Sachs snubs Apple and Google for IoT; Forrester spells out mobile moment
3 Steps to Deal with Low Mobile App Adoption. This is good stuff!
This Week in Enterprise Mobility: Blackphones & Android Work.


Aaron Saunders blogged about Appcelerator Titanium and Promises using q.

Marcel Pociot shared a workaround for dealing with webview problems on android 4.4.

Fokke Zandbergen tell us why you shouldn’t let callbacks cross the bridge on

Dave Hudson on how to use grunt and installrapp to create a quick ci server for Titanium. Thanks Dave!

Boydlee shared his /dev/summer talk about Titanium Mobile on Slideshare. Shame we can’t see the animations.

Modules and Widgets

Uriel Lizama published TiRemoteImage to support remote image loading with full image caching.

Rebelcorp published a titanium module wrapping the Parse Android SDK.

Fokke Zandbergen published his first module: ColorPicker – wraps Ryota Hayashi’s ColorPicker for iOS for Appcelerator Titanium.

Shannon Hicks got sick of no pan/pinch-zoom functionality for Titanium on Android – so he fixed it with TiTouchImageView.


Appcelerator tells us how First Utility built an intuitive, cross-platform mobile app with a team of four engineers.

Matt Berg built and released a Fee Calculator for PayPal – took 7 total hours of work.

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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.