0 Flares 0 Flares ×Back when I first started using Titanium, I was working on an app that I wanted to have a color button (aka not use the gradient that iOS uses by default). To do this I hacked away for days to come up with a solution, and I found it! but repeating this look in new apps meant starting from zero time and again. Fast forward about a year and I come on board Appcelerator and I vowed to get this script finished and out in the wild! Why? Two reasons, the first is its a cool script (if I do say so myself) But also it proves a point, that you can do a lot with the bare APIs in Titanium. So lets go through this shall we? What does this script provide?
- A drop in replacement for the default tabGroup, that with less then 3 lines of JS can get you started with adding these cool features to your already started app.
- The ability to have large (bigger then the default tabbar height) full color tabs to enhance your UI using the new tabHeight and tabWidth properties on your tab.
- An onClick property for your tabs so tabs can be more then just a window, for example a tab could end up being a reload button, or open the camera view…
- A modal property to open your window in a modal window
- A currentTab property to access the currently active tab off the tabGroup object
- A currentTabIndex to access the index of the current tab off the tabGroup object
- hideTabBar and showTabBar methods off of the tab group to hide and show the tabBar
- selectedImage property to use an image for the highlighted bg of the currently selected tab