Most mobile apps must, at some point, display a score or some other data, save it to the device, and load it in a later session. Today’s tutorial walks you through the entire process and features a sample project which you can modify for your purposes.
During this week’s Corona Geek Dr. Brian Burton walked us through sample code for creating 2.5D isometric perspective using vector images and Jennifer Looper shared her new belly dancing app project. Jen is using Parse to store data and pulling video clips together in creative ways. She’s also using PreApps to get ahead of app marketing while her app is still in development.
Matthew Chapman is the owner of Origin Technologies and a Florida-based Corona Ambassador. Matthew has been creating apps for the iPhone since the App Store was first launched and has published mobile content for iOS, Android, Kindle and NOOK. His most recent release, and his first game, is called Coin Adventure and is now available on the App Store.
One feature that is requested in the feedback site is a “widget-based” text input field — one that allows for more “styling” than a device’s native input field. Until we can implement this feature, today’s tutorial gives you a foundation to build your own. Read further to learn how.
Windsquire is an addicting game that combines skill-based racing and maze-like obstacles. Created by Baltimore-based Mindgrub, the storyline follows a squire who ventures on a quest to amass treasure. When the squire tumbles onto mystic runes, he becomes infused with the ability to fly by controlling the wind. His mission: to find treasure while escaping a ferocious dragon.
During this week’s Corona Geek we hung out with ASO Podcast host and ASO professional, Gabriel Machuret. Gabe shared some excellent tips and insights into app store optimization and what it takes to get noticed in today’s crowded app marketplace.
During Monday’s Corona Geek, Jen Looper shared some great tips for addressing color conversion in Graphics 2.0. Here’s the snippet from the Hangout.
This month, we’ve witnessed a bunch of star Corona-powered apps and games and selected a handful as Apps of the Week. Cast your vote for your favorite November app below and share the poll with friends, family and fans! You can check out reviews of each of the finalists by clicking on their corresponding icons.
Sometimes, the design of an app dictates the need for “image swapping,” in which the developer needs to draw an image at a given location and then, after some time or some action, swap that image for another. Corona SDK offers various solutions for this task and this week’s tutorial discusses each in detail.
Combining the power of Corona SDK and Kwik, a previous art director and graphic designer at Kate Spade created This Monster for the enjoyment of young players. This Monster is a homage to hand-made, textured art, offering children a fun, safe environment to explore their creativity on the iPad.