Everyone is excited after the recent WWDC where OSX 10.10 (Yosemite), Xcode 6.0 and iOS8 were announced and Apple gave developers early access to beta releases of the three products. Naturally we’ve had some customers jump on the new systems. We wanted to take a minute and discuss where we are with these various tools.
Today, we have a new update to our visual editor Composer GUI, available in daily build 2014.2332.
This update makes significant improvements over the previous beta. We’ve focused on polishing the existing feature set as well as improve your workflow.
While developing an app, you often have to load an image whose dimensions are unknown. The question of how to scale the image is frequently asked, so let’s look at a simple function that will scale any image to fit in an arbitrary box.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, we discussed why Apple’s rejecting apps that offer rewards for video views and social sharing. We also talked about Corona SDK support for Google’s LiquidFun and walked through sample code to see how rigid bodies interact with fluid bodies. We also talked about Apple’s new Swift programming language and how it compares to Lua and Python.
Gremlin Interactive, our 3rd party plugin partner, has 2 new plugins for Corona developers.
Welcome to the latest installment of From the Forum. In this series, guest blogger Alex Jackson highlights outstanding threads from the Corona Forum.
This week’s tutorial is a foundational tutorial for Composer, the official scene management library for Corona. Its goal is to help you better understand what Composer is, what the various event phases are, and what actions should be performed during each phase.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Corona Ambassador, Artist, and Children’s Book Author, Greg Pugh showed us a variety of tools he’s used for creating artwork for his apps. He also walked us through the process he uses to create custom art using Flash for his apps and interactive books.
In this series, guest blogger Alex Jackson highlights outstanding threads from the Corona Forum. The goal is to bring attention to the most captivating, interesting, and thought-provoking discussions taking place in our very own backyard.
Greg Pugh is the founder of GP Animations, producer of the “Maddie Bear” book series. In this guest post, he writes about his experience in porting his recent app to the Amazon Fire TV and how simple the process can be.