App testing: It’s not just for emulators anymore

Let’s talk about a topic most companies would rather overlook… app testing. Too often organizations say to me, “we did some emulator testing on the original application, but we let our App Store reviews be our barometer of how the app is performing in the wild.” “For every 1000 bad mobile experiences, one user will […]

BYOD, Its OK to be an enabler

If you read lasts weeks “A CIOs Top Five Mobility Questions” post you’ll recall that Bring Your Own Device was the number one hot button issue among senior level IT people. BYOD takes many forms; whether it’s a pure employee ownership model, a stipend, or an employee device ownership/enterprise services ownership. All of these have […]

A CIO’s Top Five Mobility Questions

My name is Michael King, and I’m a mobile analyst…. Well, a recovering analyst. As some of you may have heard, after 11 years of covering the mobile data space, and specifically mobile application platforms and development for Gartner, I transitioned from Gartner to Appcelerator at the end of the year.  As with any life […]

The Possibilities for Fast JavaScript

There’s been lots of exciting news this summer about JavaScript performance improvements. We have Firefox’s TraceMonkey, Safari/WebKit’s SquirrelFish, and Google Chrome’s V8 all improving by leaps and bounds. On a sightly less exciting note, IE8 will contain 400 fewer memory leaks. This is all very exciting for developers of highly-interactive web-apps, and it makes the […]

Five Ways To Load Images Faster On Browser

If you’re running a heavy-app, you most likely will end up looking for ways to optimize its load time. Sometimes the issues are in your JS code, but many times it comes down to how many resources the browser has to load. Loading many JS files and images is generally not good because of the […]

We’re Teaming Up With Red Hat To Enable One-Click Deployment To The Cloud

Red Hat selected Titanium as the first mobile app development platform to be part of their Red Hat OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and this is great news for our developers and theirs. As you told us in our developer survey last month (, cloud services are becoming more and more important in your mobile apps. So […]


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