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Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook

By : Boydlee Pollentine, Jason Kneen, Jason Kneen
Book Image

Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook

By: Boydlee Pollentine, Jason Kneen, Jason Kneen

Overview of this book

This book will take you through the process of building cross-platform, native UI applications for the mobile from scratch. You will learn how to develop apps, how to use GPS, cameras and photos and how to build socially connected apps. You will also learn how to package them for submission to the App Store and Google Play. This cookbook takes a pragmatic approach to creating applications in JavaScript from putting together basic UIs, to handling events and implementation of third party services such as Twitter, Facebook and Push notifications. The book shows you how to integrate datasources and server APIs, and how to use local databases. The topics covered will guide you to use Appcelerator Studio tools for all the mobile features such as Geolocation, Accelerometer, animation and more. You’ll also learn about Alloy, the Appcelerator MVC framework for rapid app development, and how to transfer data between applications using URLSchemes, enabling other developers to access and launch specific parts of your app. Finally, you will learn how to register developer accounts and publish your very own applications on the App Store and Google Play.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook Second Edition
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

About the Author

Jason Kneen is an experienced mobile developer who has created numerous apps for iOS and Android. He is passionate about mobile development and, in particular, the Appcelerator Titanium platform. He is a Titanium-certified developer, Titanium-certified trainer, and member of the "Titans" evangelist group. He is also a contributor to mobile and business publications and has been interviewed by the media on mobile apps. He speaks regularly at mobile development conferences worldwide.

Jason has been developing for mobile devices since the 1990s, when he developed highly successful applications for the Psion Series 5 and Psion Revo organizers. He currently lives in Wiltshire, UK, and works from home as a freelance mobile developer and consultant as "BouncingFish" (http://www.bouncingfish.com/) where he builds cross-platform, native applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone.

He is married to Hannah and has 4 beautiful children; Leo, Poppy, Ixia and Rosie "Boo".