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 […]

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 […]

Data-binding Made Easy with Alloy: Part 2

In the first part of this series, we looked at using the Titanium Alloy MVC framework, with its built-in Backbone.js data-binding, to easily bind data to Views with minimal code. (This post assumes you’ve followed along with Part 1 which was using a mock library to generate models and collections — things are a little […]

Alloy Data Binding Revisited

When we started this week I asked you what you’d like to see a blog post about and you were loud and clear: Changes to Alloy data binding Throughout Alloy 1.8 we’ve fixed a few data binding edge cases and added support for some new features and applications. Alloy 1.8.2 shipped with AppC CLI 5.2.1 […]
 
 

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