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  • posted by mark
  • on Jan. 22, 2014
(If you're just looking for the problems and solutions, and not the rant, skip to the bottom) Yesterday was an absolute write off. It was a write off because of my old friend Titanium Appcelerator. Regular readers of this site will know that I have a bit of a love / hate relationship with this product. For the uninitiated, Titanium Appcelerator is a cross platform IDE and toolset that allows for the development of mobile applications using Javascript, and builds for Android, iOS, Blackberry, Tizen and more. It's like PhoneGap, but advertises itself as compiling and optimizing the code ...
  • posted by mark
  • on July 2, 2013
We recently ran into an error with Titanium Appcelerator where an app built for Android would work fine when using a development version, but when packaged for release it failed to install on an actual device, simply failing with the message "Application not installed". What became even more puzzling is that the error appeared when the apk file was packaged on 2 machines, but when we built it on a third it worked. The difference? Java 7, specifically jarsigner. The first two machines had JDK 7 installed, but the third was still running 6. After some research, it turns out ...

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