ArrowDB Connector Dev & Production Environments

When you create an API Builder project you will find that the ArrowDB Connector is installed in your project. If you don’t find it already installed, you can always install it from the command line using the following command: appc install connector/appc.arrowdb Behind the scenes, when you created the API Builder project, an ArrowDB noSQL […]

Titanium Basics: 11 Steps to a Maintainable App

Note: This post was originally published on Medium. Rene Pot is an Appcelerator Titan, long time member of the Titanium community, and runs the Slack Titanium Channel @Ti_Slack. For more, you can follow him on Medium and Twitter. In this guide I will describe what I think is the proper way to structure an app. […]

Extending ScrollableView with Focus and Blur listeners

Today’s guest post comes from Titanium developer Uriel Lizama. Titanium’s ScrollableView provides a user interface object in which you can add views as “pages”, and move through them by swiping your finger. However, there’s a small problem when you have a complex set of pages: if you’re not careful, you may be loading too much […]

Configuring Appcelerator Titanium to Use Intel x86 Images

Today’s guest post and cool Android emulator optimization tip comes from Titanium developer Mark Burggraf. Thanks for handy tips, Mark! If you have used Titanium to develop for Android, you know that the Android Emulator can be slow. The reason for this is that the Android Emulator is actually launching a virutal machine for the […]

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 […]

Appcelerator Titanium: Patterns & Best Practices (Book)

The following guest spot is courtesy of Trevor Ward (@thewarpedcoder) and Boydlee Pollentine (@boydleep), the authors of the new “Appcelerator Titanium: Patterns & Best Practices” book. Trevor and Boydlee are both active Titanium community members and Titans contributing across a wide-range of activities, including organizing Titanium conferences, speaking at mobile  conferences, hosting Titanium trainings and […]

Consuming Web Services

In a previous post I talked about a library that makes it super easy to communicate with web services. In this post, I’ll step back a little bit, explain what exactly a web service is, and go through the process of consuming data from them. Understanding web services By its name, a Web service can […]

An easier way of performing HTTP communication

Ricardo Alcocer is a Technical Evangelist at Appcelerator and works closely with the Titanium community. He’s been developing on Titanium since 2009 and recently relocated to California from his native Puerto Rico. Ricardo will be providing regular developer and beginner blog posts, so be on the lookout for more of his work and hit him […]
 
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