From the Forum — #24

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From the Forum

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.


Corona SDK and OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) status

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Apple

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.


Tutorial: Fitting images to a size

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config-feat

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.


Corona Geek #93 – Apple Rejects Rewards, LiquidFun Fluid Bodies, and Swift Programming Language

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Corona Geek Hangout

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.


Tutorial: Understanding the Composer API

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Flat Corona

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.


From the Forum — Issue #22

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From the Forum

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.