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Comparing Titanium and PhoneGap

July, 2014 : The following blog post is an updated version of a blog post written by Kevin Whinnery in May 2012. The original version can be found here. When building for mobile devices you can take one of three approaches: Web apps, Hybrid Apps or Native apps. Web Apps are websites designed to fit […]

Lessons Learned from the Field: Planning Mobile App Design

My role as Director of Professional Services for Appcelerator is, hands-down, one of the coolest jobs in the Valley.  In this role, I have the privilege to assist a huge number of companies at various stages of maturity, from start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations, plan and develop their mobile apps.  For some customers, we are […]

What Makes a Visually Appealing App?

With over 500,000 apps in the Apple Mac App Store and approximately 450,000 on Android, it’s important to create a strong visual interface that is simple, compelling and unique in order to stand out in the competitive market. It’s challenging to create the perfect app that appeals to all your users and clients. Part of a UI/UX designer’s […]

New Partner: InMobi – Turning Your Great App Into a Thriving Business

Heading up Appcelerator’s apps and marketplace partnerships may be the easiest job in the Valley. On a daily basis, I receive more in-bound interest than I can handle from leading software and SaaS companies to join forces in creating joint offerings for our massive installed base of mobile developers. I get to see the future […]

Consistency of the App Experience Across Devices

Traditional mobile applications are simple; typically focused on a single function (like find me a good food truck to grab lunch) or even multiple functions in order to accomplish a goal (find me a good food truck for lunch and invite a few of my close by friends). This action often occurs only when the […]

Appcelerator Titanium Docs Update, May 2012

If you’ve started using Release 2.0, you’ve probably already seen the new Appcelerator Titanium documentation site, Our goal for Release 2.0 focused on improving the Titanium Mobile API documentation, updating and organizing the guides, and making everything easy to find on a single site: The options to show or hide inherited members and property accessors on […]

Gartner Recognizes Appcelerator as “Visionary” in Mobile Application Development Platform Magic Quadrant Report

We are thrilled to share for the second year in a row Appcelerator has been recognized by premier research and advisory firm Gartner in the Visionary Quadrant of its highly-regarded “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms” report. On the heels of a recent string of industry awards and accolades that Appcelerator has received, this […]

Native BlackBerry 10 Support Coming To Titanium

Earlier today, Fearless Leader announced Appcelerator’s plans to support native application development for the BlackBerry 10.  Work is already underway to implement the Titanium JavaScript API on BlackBerry 10 devices using BlackBerry’s NDK. Unlike previous versions of the BlackBerry OS, development tools will be available for Mac, Linux, and Windows users.  In a few hours, […]

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