Creating Cross-Platform Alloy Tags

Creating Cross-Platform Alloy Tags One of the great features of Alloy is the ability to customise and write Alloy tags. I use this feature a lot to deal with a common challenge — reducing the amount of duplicate code when working with other mobile platforms. Take the example of Navigation in an app — the […]

Using Base Controllers With Alloy

There are plenty of ways to re-use components with Alloy: widgets, CommonJS, and even redefining or creating new Alloy tags. One way that’s not often mentioned is base controllers. The easiest way to think about a base controller is to think of it like a kind of inheritance. If you’re finding that you’re repeating a […]

Updating User Interface Elements Using Alloy & Backbone — Part 2

In Part 1, we showed how it was possible to use Titanium and Alloy and the built-in Backbone to manipulate user-interface elements, turn on properties, or change the value of switches. After publishing the post, I had a chat with a developer who was trying to create a dynamic form — they wanted to be […]

This Week’s Modules & Widgets

Every week we sum up all new and updated modules, widgets and other products listed on the Axway 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 16th 2018: Axway Marketplace New modules and widgets on the Axway […]

This Week’s Modules & Widgets

Every week we sum up all new and updated modules, widgets and other products listed on the Axway 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 2nd 2018: Axway Marketplace New modules and widgets on the Axway […]

Global App Events in Titanium Using Backbone.js

One of the many great features of the Alloy MVC framework is how it uses Backbone.js for events and data-binding. I’ve posted before on how powerful Alloy data-binding is, but Backbone also drives the event handling in Alloy, enabling controllers to have .on and .off methods, so I can create a new controller instance, open […]

This Week’s Modules & Widgets

Every week we sum up all new and updated modules, widgets and other products listed on the Axway 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 February 23rd 2018: Axway Marketplace New modules and widgets on the Axway […]

This Week’s Modules & Widgets

Every week we sum up all new and updated modules, widgets and other products listed on the Axway 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 February 16th 2018: Axway Marketplace New modules and widgets on the Axway […]
 
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