Dash for offline API reference with Stack Overflow fallback

Online documentation is always up to date, but it can also be slow-ish. We use JSDuck, which preloads the full API reference. Great once it’s loaded, but frustrating when you’re in a flow, just need to look up when Ti.UI.Window.url was removed and then have to wait for a whopping 19MB to finish downloading. Meet […]

Contributing to the Titanium SDK Documentation

Great documentation is key to the success of any developer platform. While we believe the core Titanium SDK documentation is strong, we also know that it can always be improved, extended, or enhanced. And we also know that the people with the most practical experience using the SDK and Appcelerator Platform are you — the […]

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 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 […]
 
 

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