Hyperloop 1.2.0 beta for Titanium Classic, require-wildcards, better subclassing and more!

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We recently updated our Hyperloop Examples app to the Hyperloop 1.2.0 beta. This new version contains major bugfixes and improvements we’d like to share with you:


On iOS, we fixed an issue where Swift code placed in the src directory worked on the simulator but failed on the device. We also fixed a problem with subsequent builds that caused problems on the device. Along with that, we now support both Alloy- and Classic-projects to give you the ability to use Hyperloop in (existing) legacy projects as well.


On Android, we have two new features and a bugfix. We fixed an issue related to accessing fields with primitive types that couldn’t be unwrapped by Hyperloop properly. On the feature-side, we now support require-wildcards. That means, that you can require a package and all of its classes like this:

var AndroidViewPackage = require("android.view.*");

var view = new AndroidViewPackage.View();
var menu = new AndroidViewPackage.Menu();

Besides that, you can now call super-classes when sub-classing a certain Android API. See the donut chart as an example.


You can check the sample application above or build your own hyperloop-based application with the updated module on Appcelerator Labs. Also check our Hyperloop module template. If you have any questions or find a bug, feel free to reach out to us on Ti.Slack (#hyperloop) or file a JIRA-ticket.

Please beware that Hyperloop is currently in Beta and should not be used in production, yet. The stable release is scheduled for the upcoming Titanium Mobile 5.4.0.GA release in June.

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