This Week in Titanium Mobile Development: 20 Oct 2014

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


Ti.Connect was this weekend – TiDev has the full Ti.Connect roundup including links to speakers, slides and videos as they become available. Sounds like it was epic! You can relive all the tweets and photos on Eventifier.

Ingo Muschenetz explains the exciting new Android and Apple Updates and how Titanium will be handling them.

However, don’t update to Android Platform Tools Version 21 just yet as there are breaking changes.

Appcelerator interviewed Eric Carlson, co-founder and partner of Propelics, on How to Build Your Retail Mobile Strategy.

Aaron Saunders anticipated new book ‘Building Cross-Platform Apps using Titanium, Alloy, and Appcelerator Cloud Services‘ is available in hard copy and Kindle format. Go get it!

Family Dollar is leveraging the power of Appcelerator for Mobile App Development. [Paid on WSJ]

Next Generation iPads Unveiled and More: This Week in Enterprise Mobility.


Daniel Tamas shows us how to clear out Ti.App.Properties [NSUserDefaults] on app uninstall.

Leor Brenman gives you a way to do autocomplete in your search box over at the Appcelerator Developer Blog

Jason Kneen explains managing Alloy.js global objects.

Nick den Engelsman on what you need to do to use Apple’s new TestFlight beta testing with Titanium.

Josh Jensen shared a gist on how to open Alloy controllers, views, and styles in Sublime Text grid layout. WANT!

Run into Java issues after updating to Yosemite? There is a fix.

Marcel Pociot announces Titancasts – he’s currently working on the first videos.

Vaughn Dabney blogged on Push Notifications: iOS 8 + Pushwoosh + Appcelerator’s Titanium.

Modules and Widgets

Mads Møller created a small imageView module exposing the UIViewContentMode: Fill, Fit and center modes.


Clearly Innovative partnered with LiminaUX for Moonlighting app.

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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.