The problem of updating and versioning database tables in Apcelerators’ Titanium API is made a little trixy by the nature of the number of inherent floors with what’s available, and a lack of comprehensive documentation. I’d already dealt with versioning within my model classes previously, but had glossed over the seed data.
I came across a rather annoying annoyance in the Appcelerator Locale API today, but only to do with the Android platform. It took a while to figure out what was going on, and had to read through the Google documentation to find an answer.
So, another couple of weeks using Appcelerator, another couple of weeks of growing frustration at it.
That’s perhaps a little unfair, but having dragged kicking and screaming into life UI that should have been easy, my opinion is perhaps a little sullied.
I’ve been working for the last few weeks on a mobile application that’s rather niche (so not an app store favourite), but will be used by a lots of users in a large firm to get their job done quicker and more efficiently. Before we started, we wrestled with the “how to do it” – [...]