Yeah, that's right. The amazing, and my favorite, native cross-platform Mobile Framework is still alive! It recently even received a new massive update!
Between 2011 and early 2021 I was heavily involved in the Titanium community. At first mostly as a user, but only a few years after I've first started using it I attended meetups, and later started hosting meetups, founded the Titanium Slack community, and then became a Developer Evangelist at Axway Appcelerator, the company in charge of building the Titanium SDK. Unfortunately early 2021 Axway announced they were going to discontinue Titanium, and by extension, hand it over to the community. As a person in Developer Relations, the moment that announcement was made, my job ended. So I had to move on.
But we're getting offtopic here. Titanium is alive, had I mentioned that yet? It's pretty amazing if you think about it. The 11th major release came out only recently. It's the first major release since TiDev took over the development and maintenance of Titanium.
So what's TiDev? TiDev is a community driven and funded non-profit that maintains and updates Titanium and all it's related technologies. They have all their software, open-source, on Github and thanks to the help of the community they get funding through, mostly, Github Sponsors.
I'm incredibly happy the team behind TiDev managed to get an update out there, and I cannot wait what will happen next. I'm already looking forward to the update that will support the next version of iOS, and I'm sure many of the community do the same.
And in case you're not a Titanium user and you made it this far in the blogpost, can I ask you to chip in as well? Let's make the cross-platform ecosystem a little more diverse by helping Titanium get more popular again! Check out the website, and try it out, and if you like it, perhaps sponsor them on Github as well!
Oh, and if you're tired of building mobile apps in React Native, maybe this is the platform for you!