Corona apps built for Android can now utilize the “Social” plugin. Learn how to access various social features via the Android “sharing panel,” using the same code basis as iOS.
Alan Gough has been involved in the software industry for over 25 years, mainly writing software for large insurance and investment management companies using technologies from Assembler to C#. Alan is also the founder of Retrofit Productions, the creator of Level Director, a third party tool which helps app developers create complex screens and levels with ease.
In today’s piece, Alan writes on Level Director tool and discusses how with a few clicks, the tool can take developers’ design ideas from paper to the mobile world.
For those of you who have played OmNomster, it’s likely that you haven’t noticed some of the small, subtle details that I’ve added to the game. That’s fine, since these effects shouldn’t be exaggerated to overwhelm the game. You actually shouldn’t notice them consciously, but they should give you an overall impression that the scene is real and alive.
To show you just a few of the neat business-related elements you can incorporate with Corona SDK, we’ve put together an iOS 7-friendly sample business app with essentials including table views, webviews, maps and more. Our sample business app includes a menu via a tab bar controller at the bottom of the screen with buttons for the Corona blog, pictures, videos and maps.
Today, I’m very happy to announce we are making a beta of Graphics 2.0 available to Corona SDK Pro and Enterprise subscribers!
Our goal with Graphics 2.0 was to enable you to produce cinematic-quality graphics in your mobile apps. We wanted to build a system that let you combine the elements of great visual effects — vector geometry, image processing, motion graphics.
In this week’s foundational tutorial, we inspect the nature of functions, how to pass data of different types to functions, and how to retrieve the information you need. If you’re new to Corona or programming in general, read further to learn how functions can greatly improve your app’s structure and performance.
During this week’s Corona Geek we walked through sample code to remotely access data via JSON in Corona SDK. We also discussed the pros and cons of building a backend web-based service compared to using Parse with Corona SDK.
Based on the concept of the award-winning game “Vexed,” Mind Stuck is a free Corona-powered block puzzler for iOS. In Mind Stuck, you’re given an assortment of blocks and tasked with matching blocks of the same symbol and color by sliding them from left to right to clear the board.
Without a doubt, Corona Labs has the best group of Ambassadors anyone could hope for! We’re extremely proud of our Ambassadors’ hard work in building a stronger, more fruitful Corona community around the globe.
We wanted to share just a few of the amazing things our Ambassadors have accomplished in the month of September.