Final Goodbye

How it started Close to the end of 2013, we welcomed you to TiDev on behalf of a group of Titanium developers eager to keep you up to date with all things Titanium. Jeff Bonnes kick started the blog by moving his This Week in Titanium Mobile Development to TiDev. How it evolved One year […]

Alloy Widgets: Performance vs. Modularity

One of the greatest feature of Titanium relies on its high modularity. The SDK can be easily extended using modules, and when it comes to Alloy, code can be split into several parts called widgets. However, what’s the cost behind a widget? What impact does a require have on the performance? Little Benchmark In order to test the cost of using a […]

Automated acceptance testing with Travis

When it comes to maintain or extend an existing mobile application, there is one thing you want to ensure at any price: your changes should not break the existing working product. In other words, you should avoid any kind of regression. This is what automated acceptance stands for. Test things before it’s too late Nowadays and especially […]

Klaas on TiDevDash

We ran across Klaas, the youngest Titanium developer around. He is also working on a open source framework called TiDevDash. Time for him to take the stage with regards to this subject. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Klaas Schoenmaker, I’m 16 years of age and I like developing apps […]

TiSlack invites start now

We are happy to announce we got a lot of interest in a Appcelerator Titanium Slack group. We are going to use the Dutch Titanium Slack (setup by Rene Pot) that was already around to kickstart the global one. The first users will receive invites today or this weekend and we will be adding more […]


The Idea I had previously worked on Ti-Browser, a way to create Native UI Demos using just XML. It worked great. So great, in fact, that I realized that it’s hard to tell the difference between a High Fidelity UI demo and a real app. Problem was, to make highly interactive “Apps”, you had to […]


Last week’s Reacting to React Native was the last of 84 posts I wrote for tiDev since I started it with some of my fellow Titans and friends in December 2013. Its mission: TiDev is a new independent blog bringing news, rumors, tips & tricks, reviews and more on Appcelerator’s Titanium platform and Alloy framework […]