Contributing to Appcelerator Products

Open Source Software is the foundation of the Appcelerator Platform. Titanium, Alloy, as well as many of our Titanium Modules and Arrow Connectors are open source. We are in the progress of making some improvements to how you can contribute to our products. In this post I’ll walk you through the different ways in which […]

Mobile Velocity and the Data Problem

Across the mobile landscape, companies run the spectrum from “leading edge” to those who find themselves just struggling to keep up. But what exactly sets the two groups apart? In our most recent Mobile Trends Report, we examined the habits of nearly 6,000 mobile developers to identify what’s causing the gaping chasm between those excelling […]

How to detect and run code specific to Genymotion Emulators

When you are running test you might need to differentiate for specific environments. For example, if you haven’t patched your Genymotion emulators to include the missing Google Apps you would need to skip any tests that use Google Play Services like for To detect which emulator you are running your code in, you can […]

The Week in Mobile: March 20-26, 2016

Sony goes big into mobile gaming, Apple Pay to hit the mobile web, Apple announcement recap and more. Each week we round up the top news stories, think pieces and other content that centers on the fast-paced, quickly changing world of mobile technology. We tell you which companies are employing clever mobile strategies, illuminate new […]

This Week’s Modules & Widgets

Every week we sum up all new and updated modules, widgets and other products listed on the Appcelerator Marketplace and found on GitHub by gitTio. Use the Developer Portal Updates page to follow new releases throughout the week. Here are the updates since March 18th 2016: Appcelerator Marketplace New and updated modules and widgets on […]

GA Release of Titanium SDK 5.2.1 and CLI 5.2.1 including Alloy 1.8.2

We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the Titanium SDK 5.2.1 and the Appcelerator CLI 5.2.1, which includes an update from Alloy 1.7.33 to 1.8.2. We’d like to thank the Appcelerator Community members who contributed to this release as well as those who have tested the RC from last week. Noteworthy Changes Some […]

Alloy 1.8 relocates i18n and platform directories

The upcoming Appcelerator CLI 5.2.1 will include a significant update of Alloy, which is already available if you use the Titanium & Alloy CLI directly from NPM. This also fixes the breaking change in Titanium SDK 5.2.0 that caused i18n and platform directories in Alloy Themes and Widgets to no longer be used. Everything Alloy […]

What Apple’s Spring 2016 Announcements Mean for Appcelerator Devs

At Monday’s Special Event Apple announced a 9.7-inch iPad Pro, the iPhone SE, Xcode 7.3 for iOS 9.3, WatchOS 2.2 and then some more. Here’s what these announcements mean to you as Titanium developer: Xcode 7.3 We have tested Titanium 5.x with the latest Xcode 7.3 betas and while we are still running final tests […]


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