Forging Titanium Episode 7: Titanium and Twilio for Cloud Communications

UPDATE: This blog post refers to older versions of Titanium. Editor’s note: This and future episodes of Forging Titanium are available here. In this week’s episode, we’ll be taking a look at Twilio, a cloud-based service for adding telephony features to applications through a RESTful web service API. Using Twilio, developers can send and receive […]

Forging Titanium Episode 6: A Single Context Tabbed Application Template

Editor’s note: This and future episodes of Forging Titanium are available here. In this week’s episode, we’ll be taking a look at how to implement a tab-based application in a single JavaScript context in Titanium Mobile. Throughout our reference guides and official training course, we generally advocate the use of a single JavaScript context in […]

Forging Titanium Episode 5: Parse – A Simple Back End for Mobile Applications

Editor’s note: This and future episodes of Forging Titanium are available here. In this week’s episode, we’ll be taking a look at Parse, a new service which allows developers to quickly and easily set up persistent back end data services for their application. This is particularly useful for mobile applications that aren’t terribly concerned with […]

Forging Titanium Episode 4: A Utility Application Template

Editor’s note: This and future episodes of Forging Titanium are available here. In Episode 2, we took a look at a framework for displaying a stack of windows in a cross-platform navigation controller. This week, we’ll be implementing a template for a simple two-stage utility application, while isolating our cross-platform navigation code to a single […]

Forging Titanium Episode 3: Custom UI Components

Editor’s note: This and future episodes of Forging Titanium are available here. In last week’s episode, we created a cross-platform Navigation Controller as a custom component we could use to organize windows in a Titanium application. This week, we will be taking a deeper look at how to extend core Titanium objects and create our […]

Forging Titanium Episode 2: A Cross-Platform Navigation Controller

Editor’s note: This and future episodes of Forging Titanium are available here. When developing cross-platform applications in Titanium, one of the challenges facing a developer is maximizing code reuse while still conforming to the UI conventions of the Android or iOS platform.  In this week’s episode, we explore how we could create a hierarchical Navigation […]
 
 

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