Titanium Talk with Adam Armstrong

In the latest Titanium Talk podcast, I speak to Titan Adam Armstrong, a cross-platform mobile developer working full-time for AmWINS and freelance for implicitli. He’s also an ice hockey goalie and coach. We talk about Adam’s background, how he got into cross-platform development with Titanium, how he and his business use it and the Appcelerator […]

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 http://github.com/m1ga. 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 […]


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