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Ricardo Alcocer

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Understanding the Android Material Theme

In Titanium SDK 3.3.0, Appcelerator started using the Android AppCompat library. This native library provided background compatibility for the ActionBar, resulting in a more...

Migrating Node.ACS Applications to Arrow

On September 1, 2015, Appcelerator’s Node.ACS servers will be discontinued in favor of Arrow Cloud, which is part of the new 4.0 Platform. (NB:...

Adding Transparent Background to Your Views

When you're working with views, at some point you'll need to add some transparency to the background, for example if you have text on...
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Hiding the Android ActionBar

With the introduction of the AppCompat library in SDK 3.3.0, the Android ActionBar is displayed by default. However, there are times when your app's...
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Normalizing Titanium APIs

When you're working with cross-platform apps, you soon realize that there are many user interface metaphors that translate across platforms, such as buttons, text...
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Using the SendGrid API to send emails from your mobile apps

SendGrid is a cloud-based service that exposes and easy-to-use API to send emails from your apps, and Appcelerator apps are no exception. Sendgrid just...

Creating a Slot Machine Game with Platino

This blog post was written by Peach Pellen (@peachpellen) from Lanica and it's about creating your first cross-platform mobile game using Titanium and Platino....
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Beginners: Javascript Objects and Arrays

If you're new to Titanium, first of all Welcome! If you are just starting out with Javascript, this post will definitely help you understand two...

Quick Tip: Increase the storage size of your Android Emulator

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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...

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