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Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook - Second Edition by Jason Kneen

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Chapter 1. Building Apps Using Native UI Components

In this chapter, we'll cover the following recipes:

  • Building with windows and views
  • Adding a tabgroup to your app
  • Creating and formatting labels
  • Creating textfields for user input
  • Working with keyboards and keyboard toolbars
  • Enhancing your app with sliders and switches
  • Passing custom variables between windows
  • Creating buttons and capturing click events
  • Informing your users with dialogs and alerts
  • Creating charts using Raphael JS
  • Building an actionbar in Android

Introduction

The ability to create user-friendly layouts with rich, intuitive controls is an important factor in successful app designs. With mobile apps and their minimal screen real estate, this becomes even more important. Titanium leverages a huge ...

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