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Getting Started with Mobile Web

The release of our 2.0 SDK included with it the Mobile Web Release Candidate. The Mobile Web SDK is a port of our Titanium SDK to the HTML5 specification. For the initial release, we support methods and objects that are in the HTML5 specification but, in time, it will be extended support beyond just the […]

New Partner: Geoloqi – Location Changes Everything

I am in New York this week attending the TechCrunch Disrupt and I had the opportunity to catch up with my old friend Mike Bayle. Mike recently accepted the job to head up all of ESPN’s mobile strategy, and we had a good time reminiscing about our days working at startups in the first Internet […]

When Passion and Mobile Collide

History has proven passionate people, who unite for a common cause, create a revolution:  a revolution in thought, a revolution in perspective, a revolution with global impact. An explosive revolution is happening here in mobile. Let me net it out: the passion runs deep at Appcelerator, from the founders, developers, designers, engineers, services, sales.  Don’t […]

Checklist: Considerations Before Publishing an App

Creating an app is addicting. Brainstorming the idea with friends is invigorating. Crafting a mood board, the UI,  the UX is fun.  Architecting it to work cross-platform is a welcome challenge.  Inventing solutions to tackle problems is satisfying.  All of this is exciting until the project reaches the 80% completion mark.  There’s an invisible wall […]

From the Appcelerator Engine Room: Engineering Update

It’s been a couple of months since my last update and I’m happy to announce that we delivered our 2.0 release on schedule. This was a significant release and there are a number of things you should be aware of as developers: A new layout engine that minimizes cross-platform discrepancies: if you are using absolute […]

Mobilize Your MongoDB! (Part One)

Editor’s Note: Reposted with permission from the OpenShift developer blog, and author Grant Shipley. Summary: This is the first part of a blog series that details how to develop a mobile application that is backed by MongoDB and a PaaS.  MongoDB makes a great companion to this mobile application given its ability to shard and […]

Integrating Gestures Into Mobile Applications

In the often referenced Minority Report, Tom Cruise flips though crime files comprised of complex data sets and videos in a fully gesture supported immersive computing experience.  This is duplicated in Marvel’s Iron Man movies with Tony Stark flipping through 3-D models with mere gestures and voice control. A more real-time example of the power […]

Titanium Command Line Interface (CLI) Specification

We have a suite of existing tools for operating from the command line -,, etc. Some of these tools are used for direct user interaction to create, run, package, or distribute projects ( while others are designed for meaningful interactions only with an IDE such as Titanium Studio. Over time, the scope and requirements for […]

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