Google’s Announcements, the Bigger Picture, and What it Means for Developers

Google’s October 4th event showcased Google Home, the Daydream View VR headset, a fresh take on the Wi-Fi router, Chromecast audio streaming and the Pixel phone with Google Assistant (with the company’s first fully owned smartphone hardware). We’ve known about many of these products for some time, and none of them by themselves seem particularly […]

Update on recent Google Security Alerts

In February, a number of Titanium developers received Google Security Alerts for their apps. To learn more about this alert, see our initial blog post. TL;DR Owing to a somewhat simplistic security scan, Google has flagged an implementation of the X509TrustManager interface in a Titanium SDK class as unsafe. This class is by default not […]

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 […]

Google Security Alert: Unsafe implementation of the interface X509TrustManager

UPDATE 3/9: Read our latest update on this issue. If you have a Titanium Android app in Google Play, you might receive an email from the Google Play Team or see a Security alert in the Google Play Developer Console. TL;DR Google detects a security issue in a Titanium class that by default is not […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop

Google will start rolling out Android 5.0 today, November 3rd. This rollout starts with the Nexus 9, and soon after to other compatible devices. We have a CI build for SDK 3.4.1, which has been lightly tested on Lollipop. If you have Android apps, make sure you compile them against this SDK and test them […]

Correcting a Bug in the Latest Google NDK r8e

In our continuing effort to inform you of ecosystem issues as we encounter them, the latest NDK toolchain update from Google contains a bug. This causes an issue when building the Titanium Mobile SDK from source. The fix is trivial, and is only necessary if you’ve updated to NDK version r8e, released March 21st, 2013 […]

Introducing our new Google Maps Android API v2 Module in the Appcelerator Marketplace

I am happy to announce our new Google Maps Android API v2 Module. As of March 3, 2013 Google will no longer issue new keys for v1 of the Google Maps Android API, which is used in our current Titanium.Map implementation (part of the Titanium SDK). In response to this, we have built the v2 […]
 
 

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