In a previous post, I discussed physical (real-world) screen dimensions and how Apple applied this principle to its line of iOS devices. In this tutorial, we’ll explore the nuances of density independence on Android.
In this tutorial, we’ll discuss how to create Android app builds and how to use the keytool utility, along with how to generate a keyhash or SHA1 signature for various services like Facebook and Google Play Game Services.
Starting in the most recent public build, all Corona developers can now opt to use two new widget themes in their projects. These new themes are styled after the Android “Holo Light” and “Holo Dark” themes which are commonly found on Android devices running recent versions of the OS.
Now, we are making a beta available for Android as well. Previously, you could preview your project on multiple devices for a single OS, e.g. iPhone and iPad. Now you’ll be able to preview your app across multiple OS’s and multiple devices — simultaneously!
Starting in daily build 2014.2264, we are changing the minimum supported version on Android from 2.2 to 2.3.3. This means that if you do a device build with 2014.2264 (or later), your app will not run on a device whose version is below Android 2.3.3.
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.
Joe Kauffman, the founder of Fire Maple Games, has built an incredible brand around his point-and-click adventure games. His puzzle games have propelled him to the top of the charts since the early days of the App Store, with his two major releases, The Secret of Grisly Manor and The Lost City, receiving over 10 million downloads.
Learning the functionality of your digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera can be a tricky task — so much so, that many users resort to using their powerful new cameras in “auto” mode. In response to this trend, a group of photography enthusiasts and graduate students created Elements of Photography, an app that helps novice photographers understand the basics of the trade.