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Johann Dowa

Appcelerator Titanium Mobile Tutorial And Guide

Welcome to the Appcelerator Titanium tutorial and guide page. On this page you will find a guide answering common questions along with a list of some tutorials.

This page is still under active development, and any questions or suggested resources that you might have would be greatly appreciated feel free to post them below.  As with anything iOS related Appcelerator Titanium changes frequently.   I will try to keep everything as up to date and factual as possible, but feel free to correct me in the comments.

What Is Appcelerator And What Makes It different?

Appcelerator Titanium Mobile is a software development kit for developing mobile apps. What makes it different is that you can use Javascript to compile native apps.  It is also open source, and apache licensed.

What Makes Appcelerator Titanium Mobile Different From Phonegap?

Appcelerator does not run your apps within a browser object, but rather through it’s own interpreter.

Where Can I Download Appcelerator Titanium Mobile?

You can find the official site for Appcelerator here.

Is there a getting started tutorial for Appcelerator Titanium Mobile?

You can check out Appcelerator’s getting started guide here.

Can I create OpenGL ES games with Appcelerator Titanium Mobile?

Yes, it is possible to do that with the use of modules.  One you may want to check out is here:

Can I really develop iOS apps on Windows with Appcelerator Titanium Mobile?

Not exactly.. you can use Appcelerator on Windows, but you won’t be able to compile an app for an iOS device on Windows.

Why do I have to pay for Appcelerator Titanium Mobile tutorials?

They make their money through training.  You can of course find third party tutorials, and documentation is provided.

That’s it for now – If you have any other questions please post them below.