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Using className with TableViewRows

The TableViewRow has a property called className, which allows the system to optimize allocation of TableViewRow objects. Let’s look at how you would use this in an application. For our example, we’re going to assume a simple contact management database, with names and pictures of the contacts. Some of the contacts however don’t have pictures. […]

Titanium Mobile 1.4.1 (for OSX only)

We have pushed a patch release (named 1.4.1.1) for OSX only. If you’re not on OSX, you won’t get an update notification. This release contains two small fixes that have been caused a little bit of a problem for new users: – iTunes 10 issues which “Loading…” message in the SDK field under Titanium Developer […]

Titanium Module API uploaded as a PDF

We’ve put together a PDF covering the Titanium Module, containing the Titanium Mobile 1.4 APIs. This is the same information that continues to be available on-line, just organized as a single document that you can use offline. Depending on the capabilities of your PDF reader, you can use the PDF navigation links to move around […]

Database API Reference Guide updated

Check out the updated Titanium Mobile API Reference Guide for Database — there are some new code samples to help get you going. One of the new examples shows how to store and retrieve a blob using the SQLite database. The blob datatype is pretty useful — in this example, it’s a very general datatype […]

In the clear: Apple opens up iOS to all developers

Dear Titanium Community – This morning, Apple issued a positive clarification to its terms of service that relaxes its restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps. We believe this provides a strong endorsement for developer innovation, reinforces Apple’s long-term platform advantage, and benefits consumers as the ultimate arbiters of quality in the […]

Different ways Titanium can do the same thing

This article illustrates how Titanium often provides several different ways to accomplish the same result. The first examples involve a TableViewRow object’s properties, and the second shows different ways that rows can be added to a TableView. The choice among these different techniques depends on what your application does, and how it’s structured. Comparing these […]

Database API Reference Guide now available

Today we’ve published the Database API Reference Guide. It’s available at: http://developer.appcelerator.com/doc/reference_guides This covers the basics of using the SQLite database from within Titanium Mobile, and offers some advanced techniques as well. Over time, we’ll be continuing to enhance these guides with additional code samples, so please let us know what you think of these […]

Quick Patch: iTunes 10 detection using 1.4

Tonight, Apple pushed the availability of iTunes 10. iTunes 10 has some issues with our detection script in Titanium and we have posted a patch here. To apply the patch: 1. copy the file into the following directory: /Library/Application Support/Titanium/mobilesdk/osx/1.4.0/iphone and name it prereq.py. (In some cases, Titanium is installed in your personal directory under […]
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