Titanium Mobile: java.net.UnknownHostException error when using the AVD emulator

Doing some local development with Titanium and I noticed that when using the xhr object to hit my localhost server (idxdot.dev), and testing using the emulator, I got this error: (TiHttpClient-1) [7,236164] HTTP Error (java.net.UnknownHostException): idxdot.dev E/TiHttpClient( 417): java.net.UnknownHostException: idxdot.dev E/TiHttpClient( 417): at java.net.InetAddress.lookupHostByName(InetAddress.java:513) E/TiHttpClient( 417): at java.net.InetAddress.getAllByNameImpl(InetAddress.java:278) E/TiHttpClient( 417): at java.net.InetAddress.getAllByName(InetAddress.java:242) E/TiHttpClient( 417): atContinue reading “Titanium Mobile: java.net.UnknownHostException error when using the AVD emulator”

My first mobile Hackathon experience

On Saturday October 15th 2011 I attended the ATT Mobile App Hackathon held at the AOL headquarters in Dulles Virginia. It was quite a drive for me to get there, on top on waking up early on a Saturday morning but I figured it was worth it, I was already on a roll attending theContinue reading “My first mobile Hackathon experience”

Sencha Touch MVC Application Tutorial

I have been catching up on the work of CAM, who has an excellent, so far 3 part series on how to build a MVC mobile application using Sencha Touch. The Sencha Touch tutorials seem to leave a lot of people confused so CAM hand holding and informative approached is quite refreshing. Head over toContinue reading “Sencha Touch MVC Application Tutorial”

Leverage your web developer skills for mobile development

In the world of mobile application development, you can either build applications the standard way, which means using Objective-C to write Apple iOs applications, or Java with the Android SDK for your Android applications etc etc, you get the point. But a new paradigm has appeared that is very appealing to web developers like meContinue reading “Leverage your web developer skills for mobile development”