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Titanium 5.2.0: Android Activity & Shared Element Transitions

Android 5.0 (API level 21) introduced Material Design: a vision, design guidelines as well as new components and animations. Earlier in Titanium 5.1.0 we added support for CardView, the Reveal Effect animation as additional support for the material design theme. Now in Titanium 5.2.0 we add support for customized Activity & Shared Element Transitions. In […]

Arrow Encryption for Data in Transit

Appcelerator mobile apps use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for encrypting and decrypting all data transmitted and received by the device. However, for certain types of apps, one may wish to add another layer of encryption for added security. This post describes how to programmatically add additional encryption for data in transit between an Appcelerator app […]

Titanium 5.2.0: Google Maps StreetView Panorama

The ti.map 2.3.6 module that comes with Titanium 5.2.0 adds support for Google StreetViewPanorama. This allows you to integrate Street View in your Titanium Android apps. In this blog post I’ll walk you through all of this using the new Titanium 5.2.0 Sample App: Yes, that’s our San Jose HQ you’re looking at! Add the […]

The Week in Mobile: February 21-27, 2016

Next-gen phones, accessories announced at MWC, Apple shipped estimated 11.6M watches in 2015, MasterCard rolls out selfie authentication 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, […]

Titanium 5.2.0: iOS Live Photos

Titanium 5.2.0 has added support for Live Photos that Apple introduced with iOS 9.1 for the iPhone 6s. It allows you to select existing Live Photos and display them. In this blog post I’ll walk you through all of this using the new Titanium 5.2.0 Sample App: Capturing a Live Photo Although Apple’s Reference isn’t […]

Meet your new Home: The Appcelerator Developer Portal

As a developer, you want to stay up-to-date with the tools you use. More often than not, a Developer Portal is the place to find such information. In fact, dev portals are so common that I often assume I can just replace “www.” with “developer.” to get technical details instead of marketing information on the tool I’m using! […]

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. Here are the updates since February 19th 2016: Appcelerator Marketplace New and updated modules and widgets on the Appcelerator Marketplace: Type Title / Description Price   ProgressBar iOSSimple and powefull […]

Titanium 5.2.0: Launch Files, iPad Pro, Slide Over and Split View

With iOS 9 Apple introduced Slide Over and Split View for multitasking on eligible iPad models. You can now enable these new features for your apps in Titanium 5.2.0. In this blog post I’ll walk you through all of this using the new Titanium 5.2.0 Sample App: Not a small thing Supporting these new features […]
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