Welcome to Adam Paxton's personal site for documenting life in Mexico City Cancun, working in mobile development, traveling around a bit, and anything else I can think of.
Appcelerator added Action Bar support for Android around Titanium SDK 3.0, and has been adding more support/changes for stuff like Action Bar Tabs and the Android Search View with each new SDK update.
Alloy Action Jackson demonstrates various Action Bar-related functionality using Titanium Alloy. I'll add more examples as I come across them, and maybe even post a how-to or three.
Continue Reading: Alloy Action Jackson: An Android Action Bar Demo App for Appcelerator Titanium
Continue Reading: Titanium Developer Conference June 28th and 29th 2013
I recently needed to clean up a data file in an Appcelerator Titanium project I was working on by removing the double quotes surrounding some numbers. This is pretty simple to do using Titanium Studio's handy regular expression functionality with Find/Replace.
Continue Reading: Find/Replace in Titanium Studio Using Regular Expressions
Today marks five years since I flew out of Tulsa to move to Mexico and continue life with Gretchen. Man, what an experience! When we first started discussing moving to Mexico, we didn't have a set timeframe for either moving back or on to the next place. I suppose I thought it would be 2 years, maybe 3, before we would be ready. As each year has passed, we occasionally ask each other 'everything good?' and the response has always been 'yeah!'.
Continue Reading: 5 Years in Mexico
Switching between standard and retina simulators is useful for checking your app's 2x graphics, but takes a few extra steps for switching using Titanium Studio and Xcode 4.3 and newer.
Continue Reading: How to Switch Between iPhone Standard and Retina Simulators for Appcelerator Titanium