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By Aaron Saunders

Bypass Objective-C and Java to get your app to marketplace quicker, utilizing the talents you already have
Building Cross-Platform Apps utilizing Titanium, Alloy, and Appcelerator Cloud providers exhibits you ways to construct cross-platform iOS and Android apps with no studying Objective-C or Java. With unique advice given towards utilizing the Titanium cellular Platform and Appcelerator Cloud prone, you are going to speedy advance the abilities to construct genuine, local apps— now not internet apps—using current HTML, CSS, and JavaScript information. This consultant takes you step by step throughout the construction of a photo-sharing app that leverages the facility of Appcelerator's cloud platform, and establishes basic suggestions earlier than including complicated innovations. assurance extends past the improvement method to incorporate professional recommendation for deployment at the App shop or Google Play, and more.

The cellular app marketplace is anticipated at over $2.4 billion according to 12 months. those apps have been routinely equipped utilizing Objective-C or Java, which are complicated and formidable to study. you can now use JavaScript at the Titanium framework to construct awesome apps that run local on iOS and Android units, and get your app to industry swifter with this guide.

Integrate Cloud providers APIs into the app framework and UI
Set up consumer debts, and catch and shop photos
Work with location-based prone and proportion through social media
Deploy at the App shop, Google Play, and more
When a superb inspiration is within the works, not anyone desires to positioned it on carry to profit a completely new skillset. Now there's another. Get that app to industry quickly, utilizing present abilities and strong new instruments, and seize a section of that multi-billion-dollar marketplace. construction Cross-Platform Apps utilizing Titanium, Alloy, and Appcelerator Cloud prone is your price tag to front of the line.

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You must save the session_id from the logged-in user to make Appcelerator Cloud Services REST API calls. If you log in to the Appcelerator developer site and take a look at the documentation for the REST API, you can see examples of how to use the API. You can also see the appropriate parameters for making the REST API call. The information regarding the URL format and the parameters are specified in the documentation. Figure 2-11 shows an example API reference documentation. CHAPT ER 2 INTRODUCING APPCELER ATOR CLOUD SERVICES Figure 2-11: Sample of the Appcelerator Cloud Services API reference documentation.

Figure 2-1: All of the Appcelerator Cloud Services’ pre-built objects. com/cloud/. CHAPT ER 2 INTRODUCING APPCELER ATOR CLOUD SERVICES It is also important to know that even though you are using Appcelerator Cloud Services to integrate the Appcelerator Titanium mobile application, the framework provides a RESTbased API, an iOS, and an Android native SDK that can be used for creating native applications. Using the Appcelerator Cloud Services Console To become more comfortable with Appcelerator Cloud Service, you are going to take a look at the Developer Console before you do any coding.

Com/apps, select the appropriate application, and click Manage ACS. The new window will display a field titled “App Key,” which is the value to use for your-app-id. com", "admin": "false", "stats": { "photos": { "total_count": 0 }, "storage": { "used": 0 } } } ] } 29 30 BUILDING CROSS-PL ATF ORM APPS USING TI TANIUM The same REST API used from the command line can be integrated into your Appcelerator Titanium mobile application, and in most cases the integration is done for you. For those who are interested, this section presents the same function performed previously using the REST API incorporated in a Titanium mobile application.

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