Why Should You Use Alloy to Develop Titanium Apps?

There are a LOT of good reasons for using Alloy to develop mobile apps with Titanium! In this post, I’ll explain some of my favourite features of Alloy and how they improve upon developing apps with “classic” Titanium. MVC Alloy is based on an MVC methodology, which separates data (Models) with visuals (Views) and business […]

RC Release of Titanium SDK 7.3.0 & Appcelerator Studio 5.1.0

Today, we published Release Candidate releases of AMPLIFY™ Titanium SDK and Appcelerator Studio. These are patch releases that include 14 features, 43 improvements and 132 bug fixes. For a more detailed overview, known issues and closed tickets, see the release notes: Titanium SDK 7.3.0 RC Release Note Titanium SDK 7.2.1 RC Release Note Appcelerator Studio […]

API Builder Tutorial Series Ch. 4: Model Composition & Parallel Flows

The fourth installment of our API Builder Tutorial series walks through how to use API Builder’s flow editor to compose models and leverage the power of parallel flows. Watch the video to learn how to query two models in parallel and create a composite response all without any real code. The link for the test […]

Add AMPLIFY Appcelerator Services to your Swift App

The following are the step-by-step instructions for how to install the AMPLIFY Appcelerator Services SDK for this native Swift (4) Xcode project. Once installed, use the appropriate key below to enable for Development or Production modes. Development is the mode during which you are doing development or during pre-production testing. You should only use the […]

Microgateway Blog Series, Part 5: Avengers Assemble – MicroGateway & API Gateway…

As a continuation from my previous blog entry of comparing Istio to Ant-Man, I’d like to continue with the superhero theme to provide a summary view of all the components of a microservice architecture, by comparing it to The Avengers! Avengers Assemble: every microservice architecture needs these heroes! Avengers Assemble! IronMan is Kubernetes. Iron Man’s […]

Using App Properties Instead of Sqlite to Store Local App Data

In many cases, and when developing apps with Titanium, there is the need to store data locally on devices — this could be an API token, or cached data from remote APIs, or data that may have shipped with the app, or even local settings. Typically and in the past I’ve seen plenty of examples […]

API Builder 4.0 Standalone – From Zero to Dockerized Microservice

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to use API Builder Standalone to go from zero to a Dockerized API Builder service that can be run in any Docker-compatible infrastructure. In this example, we’ll use MongoDB as our data source. You will need to have a MongoDB instance with a database already created with at […]

GA Release of AMPLIFY Dashboard 5.0

Have you logged into the AMPLIFY Dashboard this week? (As a refresher, Dashboard is our web application that you use to manage all aspects of your AMPLIFY Services development!) If you have logged in, have you noticed that it is faster and easier to navigate with more readable fonts and consistent color schemes? Please read […]


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