Working with some other developers who were having difficulty figuring out whether data was being updated in their SQLite database app, I replied ‘After you run the update code, does the database update? (I usually use an iOS sim and connect to the SQLite db on the drive to see what might be going on).’ I got a few huh’s? and what’s? and How do you do that? So I’ll walk you through the process.
Tools you will need:
Adding custom icons and badges to your top bar in iOS is fairly straightforward. You can create right and left nav views, embed multiple objects in those views, position them to create any view you want, including a icon/badge combination.
The Android Actionbar is a much different in Titanium. Icons in Actionbar menuitems are supported, badges are not and so creating a similar UI that matches your iOS app can be a challenge.
Recently I encountered this exact issue. I wanted a consistent UI in both iOS and Android. A custom toolbar, custom icons, custom colors and badges all that can be updated at runtime adding or removing menu icons and updating badges on the fly. …
This post is a follow up on Alloy Data Binding with ListViews, please go read that if you haven’t yet.
Alloy data binding is a great feature because you can deliver a lot of functionality with very little code. (I love writing less code!) In order to deliver additional functionality, you do have to write some code. So in this post I am going to provide an approach that uses templates to show a message when ListView has no data. So let’s get started!
In the last post, I showed a simple template that showed an image and a label in the List View. …