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

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Chapter 14. Introduction to Alloy MVC

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Installing Alloy and creating an Alloy project
  • Building views and windows
  • Creating Buttons and Labels using Events
  • Changing the look of your app with styles
  • Working with Navigation and TabGroups
  • Adding an Alloy widget to your application
  • Creating your own Alloy widget
  • Integrating data using models and collections

Introduction

So far, everything you've built with the Appcelerator platform has been in pure JavaScript. This means that all user interface and application logic has been combined into (typically) the same .js files.

In this chapter, we will refer to this method of working as the classic method of writing apps with the Appcelerator platform. Typically, this ...

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