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1.3.2 (1.4 RC1) Release Now Available

As promised (but a little late), we’re going to make the upcoming 1.4 release candidate (1.3.2 release) available manually here. Please read for instructions and links to the files. For now, you’ll have to install manually until we can get some good feedback on the release and push the official 1.4. Our goal is to […]

Upcoming Titanium 1.4 update

UPDATE (Monday 10:42 PM PST): Unfortunately, during this evening’s testing we found a rendering bug on Table View with auto heights. We’re working on a fix and hope to have it fixed before the morning. As soon as we fix this issue and can do another round of testing, we’ll have the release up. Stay […]

Titanium Mobile TextMate Bundle

This weekend, esteemed community member Thomas Aylott (a.k.a subtleGradient) published his TextMate bundle for Titanium Mobile! This is a must have for any Mobile developer working on the Mac (and using TextMate of course). Installing his bundle is easy – you’ll probably want to install via git, so you can update the bundle via a […]

How to create an iPad menu with animation

In this tutorial, we’re going to show a technique used by the popular USA Today iPad application. The USA Today application combines the use of a section logo (in the upper left hand) that denotes the appropriate area of the paper you’re currently reading with a animatable menu when touched. This allows you to quickly […]

Background Animation Visual Effect Tutorial

One of the coolest things about building a platform like Titanium is how people use it. Often, we look at what you’ve done and we’re stumped. How did you do that? You know you’re on to something when this happens. The guys over at Awkward Novice have a really cool Titanium based application for the […]

How-To: Create an iPhone Navigation Group

A question that’s come up a bit in Q&A, chats, tweets, and e-mails I get from folks in the community is the question of how to create what in the native world would be called a NavigationController. It’s basically a single window container which has a built in title bar, and allows you to arrange […]

How-To: Full Page CSS 3 Layout (Desktop)

Cross-browser full page layouts have long been a pain point for web developers. Luckily, for Titanium Desktop developers, you get to use all the CSS 3 goodness Webkit has to offer across all platforms! Today we’ll take a look at how to employ CSS 3 Box Layouts- check out some brief tutorials here and here. […]

How-To: Persist Complex JavaScript Objects

Everyone who has developed a Titanium application is likely familiar with the Properties API, which allows you to store key/value pairs without needing to use a local SQL database to store that information.  This is a great way to store a few configuration options, but once your application needs to store more than a couple […]
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