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Studio 5.0.0.GA - 8 December 2017

Studio 5.0.0.GA is a major release that includes new features, improvements, and bug fixes.

As of this release, Studio 4.x will not be supported one calendar year from 5.0.0.GA's release date. See Axway Appcelerator Deprecation Policy and Nominal Lifetimes documents for details.


  • TISTUD-7981 - Use appc daemon to request system info
    • Studio no longer uses ti info -t <platform> with the introduction of the appc daemon. Studio connects to this server over a WebSocket and query the system information and listen for changes.
  • TISTUD-8873 - iOS: Use JSCore by default with SDK 7.0
    • JSCore will be configured by default if you're working with SDK 7.0 and higher
  • TISTUD-8890 - Install node.js 8.7 with the studio 5.0 installers
    • Install node.js 8.7 with the Atudio 5.0 installers and increase the minimum version required to 7.6

Fixed issues

  • TISTUD-7905 - ["Expected ')'","",1] in Dev Toolbox Console on launch
  • TISTUD-8610 - iOS Debugger: JSCore: When debugging on iOS device the debug process keeps on waiting for app launch on device
  • TISTUD-8612 - iOS Debugger: JSCore: NPE on click of any debug control button after debug has been terminated
  • TISTUD-8636 - iOS Debugger: JSCore: Debug on iOS ignores all breakpoints on device
  • TISTUD-8841 - Appc Studio: Use of grunt in Titanium Project failing
  • TISTUD-8847 - Windows OS: Error prompt when importing a sample project from dashboard
  • TISTUD-8859 - 4.9.1 Studio crashes immediately
  • TISTUD-8881 - Enabling Appcelerator services generates new GUID
  • TISTUD-8882 - Error reporting prompt shown when the login dialog is cancelled
  • TISTUD-8883 - Error occured when I cancel the platform configuration dialog
  • TISTUD-8912 - Have a flag to disable appc daemon in the studio
  • TISTUD-8913 - Appc daemon: Unexpected token END OF FILE at position 65536
  • TISTUD-8918 - Packaging an iOS module throws an error
  • TISTUD-8919 - An internal error occurred during: "Update iOS info".
  • TISTUD-8920 - iOS Debugger: Need to delete .appc_studio_keystore file to debug on each new device
  • TISTUD-8922 - Unable to see any android devices or emulators on studio
  • TISTUD-8925 - Calls to "appc ti info" still seen in studio logs
  • TISTUD-8928 - Avoid Appcd calls when -Dappcd.disable flag set in the system property
  • TISTUD-8929 - Start Daemon during the studio startup
  • TISTUD-8930 - Appcelerator Studio Prerequisite for Android is not shown correctly
  • TISTUD-8932 - Daemon not restarted if killed outside of Studio
  • TISTUD-8933 - "appc appcd exec status" is not working with 7.0.0-master.48
  • TISTUD-8934 - Using daemon studio fails to run genymotion emulator with invalid "--device-id" error
  • TISTUD-8936 - Studio needs to recognize new iOS module template
  • TISTUD-8938 - Hyperloop is not getting enabled in the tiapp.xml in the services section
  • TISTUD-8939 - Support Studio 5.0 with the CLI < 7.0
  • TISTUD-8940 - Android Debugger: The debug process seems to get hung on splash screen
  • TISTUD-8944 - Fix all namings
  • TISTUD-8948 - Error on Android preference page when Genymotion not installed on system

Known issues

  • TISTUD-8878 - Axway Appcelerator Studio support for JDK 9
    • Studio 5.0.0 and lower does not support JDK 9. It is currently slated to be supported with Studio 6.0.0.
    • To manually fix this issue, follow these steps:
      1. Make sure you have JDK 1.8.131 on your system. Look for this: /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_1131.jdk
      2. Edit the Appcelerator Studio.ini file which is located here: /Applications/Appcelerator/ Studio/
      3. Force Studio to use jdk1.8.0_131.jdk by adding the following -vm argument before the -vmargs entry:

      4. Restart Studio.

  • TISTUD-8953 - Mac: Studio won't start, hangs on initial dialog
    • Studio 5.0.0.GA does not support JDK 1.8.0_152 and higher