It’s Wednesday and time for another frequently asked questions (FAQs) session. Here are some FAQs about Java and the Windows Simulator.
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For anyone fond of Tamagotchis of the ’90s, our App of the Week will fill you with a bit of nostalgia. Egg Baby is a game that’s centered around taking care of an adorable virtual pet on your device, and depending on how you raise the egg, it hatches into a variety of interesting creatures.
Move and Fire is a puzzle game that weaves the basic principles of pinball with the laws of physics. It’s both challenging and entertaining, and features standout graphics that pop right off the screen.
This week’s brief tutorial discusses some new properties that are available to Corona Pro users since Build 1086. In specific, Android users can now get the physical screen DPI and size of various devices, and iOS users have some new API properties related to Apple’s move away from UDID. Read further to learn more.
Created by Naomi Kokubo of LavaMind, Jackpot Words combines the thrill of casino slots with the challenge of word games.
In this third edition of our new weekly Staff Conversations segment, Corona Labs Core Engineer, Danny Chan talks about expansion file support for Android and how as of Daily Build 1082 Corona SDK makes it easier to publish Android apps on Google Play with APKs larger than 50MB.
We’re happy to announce support for Google Play expansion files that will vastly simplify mobile app development. Why would you want to use expansion files? Read the full post to learn more!
This week, we hung out with Spelling Test developer, Brian Park. Spelling Test is the #1 rated spelling app for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and NOOK. Brian shared how his app was originally developed using x-code and objective-c and how after much personal expense and effort he ultimately decided to rewrite Spelling Test himself using Corona SDK. Even though Brian doesn’t consider himself a programmer, he’s developed an extremely popular cross platform educational app with many advanced features including a completely custom keyboard that suppresses spelling correction when taking tests.
For some multi-platform developers, building for Android is planned from the beginning but it’s not fully implemented until after the launch of the iOS version. However, there are several things that should be done while building a cross-platform app to make sure that Android’s unique functionality is handled in advance of submission to the marketplace.
Based on the award-winning book by Marsha Diane Arnold, Prancing, Dancing Lily tells the story of a festive young milking cow that doesn’t quite fit the herd.