This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 21 July 2014

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

News

The Titanium 3.3 SDK with Alloy 1.4 was released last week and is now available for download.

Introducing a smarter, more connected & more flexible Appcelerator Platform with Insights 2.0 . Jeff Haynie also gives us some additional background.

Appcelerator got plenty of coverage for the launch:
Venture Beat
The Var Guy
Computer World
Tech Crunch

Strange Bedfellows and a Shakeup at Microsoft: This Week in Enterprise Mobility from Appcelerator.

TiConf India was this Saturday and TiDev.io gives us the round up.

TiDev.io posted a few interviews with the TiConf speakers:
Hani Hamadeh with tips and tricks he’s learned on Titanium.
Nikhil Nigade speaks about Modules
Gaurav Kheterpal covering best practices and common pitfalls.

Tips

The Appcelerator Developer Blog talks about what’s new in 3.3.0 – particularly the Android AppCompat Library.

John Anderson introduces Ti-Browser – a new way for rapid prototyping apps that uses Titanium but doesn’t require the developer to have it installed.

Here’s all the info you need to create a Splash screen and launcher icons for exact sizes and structure to use for your Appcelerator Titanium projects, or you can use Ticons to make this happen automatically!

Bert Grantges shows us a simple example for creating an infinite ListView using markers in Titanium.

Modules and Widgets

SimPushServer – a new module that gives you a local APN server for testing push notifications.

Infinite Scroll Widget – Fokke Zandbergen’s TiAlloy module that now supports ListViews.

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.