Appcelerator Titanium: Patterns and Best Practices
By Boydlee Pollentine, Trevor Ward
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: February 2013
Pages: 110

In Detail

Titanium Mobile has quickly become the platform of choice for many mobile developers and is growing and changing at a rapid rate. From the implementation of CommonJS,  MVC design patterns and more, the last year in Titanium development has been a rollercoaster of change for the better. With this knowledge at your disposal you'll be creating top quality, highly capable and stable apps in no time.

This book shows you exactly how to implement all the latest Titanium Mobile best practices into your apps, from a thorough explanation of CommonJS with plenty of examples, through to structuring a complete MVC style codebase. With advanced topics such as implementing patterns and utilizing ACS, through to a thorough investigation of CommonJS and prototype, this book will take you from Titanium Novice to Titanium Ninja in no time!

"Appcelerator Titanium: Patterns and Best Practices" starts off with some explanations on JavaScript practices and advanced topics, before getting stuck into the new CommonJS pattern and using that to implement MVC-style architectures for your application. It continues in a practical, hands on manner, explaining how to perform cross device layouts with different techniques, and how to implement SQL alternatives such as JSONDB.

The book discusses some of the major advanced JavaScript topics, such as prototype and micro optimizations, before leading the developer into a thorough explanation of the CommonJS pattern, MVC implementation and advanced topics such as SQL alternatives and implementing designs for cross device layouts.

Approach

The book takes a step-by-step approach to help you understand CommonJS and Titanium architecture patterns, with easy to follow samples and plenty of in-depth explanations.

Who this book is for

If you're an existing Titanium developer - or perhaps a new developer looking to start off your Titanium applications "the right way", then this book is for you. With easy to follow examples and a full step-by-step account of architecting a sample application using CommonJS and MVC, you'll be implementing enterprise grade Titanium solutions in no time.

You should have some JavaScript experience and familiarity with the Titanium development environment, along with a basic knowledge of the development lifecycle and packaging for Android and iOS devices.

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