Running API Builder on Raspberry Pi Cluster using Docker Swarm – Part 3

In Part 2 of this series, I showed how I was able to run API Builder on RasPi.  In Part 3, I’m going to show how I containerized API Builder to run on Docker. Docker I’m not going to cover the details on Docker, but here’s a link if you need to review. Dockerfile The Dockerfile […]

From Zero to App (with a Map)

Guest poster, Michael Gangolf, has been using Titanium since 2010, been a Titan since 2017 and Android lover since the beginning. You can follow him at @michaelgangolf or on Github at A feature that many apps have in common is a map with annotations. This tutorial shows you how to create a basic app […]

Hacking the Mobile Dev Process: How I Manage Client Expectations

Regardless of what language or tool you use to develop mobile apps, there is always a constant that can’t be ignored — the client, whether it’s a direct client, agency, or a stakeholder within a bigger organisation. Most clients who I work with don’t care much about the technologies that I use. They rarely know […]

RC Releases of Titanium SDK 7.5.0 and SDK 7.4.2

Today, we published Release Candidate versions of the AMPLIFY™ Titanium SDK. SDK 7.5.0 is a minor release with 35 improvements, 97 bug fixes and 25 new features. SDK 7.4.2 is a patch release with one high priority bug fix. For a more detailed overview, known issues and closed tickets, see the release notes: Titanium SDK […]

GA Release of Appcelerator CLI 7.0.7

Today, we published the General Availability release of the Appcelerator CLI. This a patch release that updates an internal bug. For a more detailed overview, see the release notes: Appcelerator CLI 7.0.7 GA Release Note Update Appcelerator CLI Studio users will be prompted to update the CLI. To update the CLI from the command line: […]

Over-Engineering Trivial Tasks Using AMPLIFY API Builder and Amazon Alexa

Are you like me and tired of doing anything with your hands? I mean that’s so 2015. Since the advent of Amazon’s Alexa (echo) in 2015, I’ve not touched a light switch, turned on a TV, or set the temperature in my house with my dirty hands. So why not extend that to other trivial […]

Enhancing Titanium: Use staballoy to enable simple data-binding

Data-binding in Titanium’s Alloy is pretty straightforward when you’re using models and collections to store your data. However, with things that are just singular, like a profile picture, a username or just certain colors/properties, you don’t really need models. And then, there is no option to do data-binding really. Of course, you can do it […]

Running API Builder on Raspberry Pi Cluster using Docker Swarm – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I gave a quick overview of the Raspberry Pi cluster configuration and how Docker Swarm is setup. This post provides the details on how to run API Builder v4.0 on the Raspberry Pi. In future posts, I will cover how to containerize API Builder to run on Docker and deploy on a Swarm cluster. Install Node.js The good […]


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