FAQ Wednesday: iPhone 5 and iOS 6

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Frequently Asked Questions

It’s Wednesday and time for another FAQ session. Since iOS 6 was released today and the iPhone 5 will be released on Friday, here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about these timely topics.


FAQ Wednesday: Display Object Listeners

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It’s Wednesday and time for another FAQ session. Here are five frequency asked questions (FAQ). Today we are going talk about passing display objects to listeners and accessing the CoronaSDK documentation off-line.


FAQ Wednesday #8

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Frequently Asked Questions

It’s Wednesday and time for a July 4th FAQ session. Enjoy and have a happy 4th!


FAQ Wednesday

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It’s Wednesday and time for another five frequently asked questions (FAQ). Question 1 Why do images take longer to load on the new iPad (retina)? Answer This issue came up when a user was using large JPEG images on the new iPad Retina and noticed the time to load the images were a lot higher than on the iPad2. One of the reasons is the new iPad accepts larger image sizes, but we also found out a few things that might help if you have images that take a long time to load. First off, use non-progressive JPEGs. Progressive JPEG take longer to load. How you compress JPEGs makes a difference in load times. Compressing to 70% or 80% can cut down the time to


Lua is more popular than JavaScript

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“More and more, Lua is proving itself a great language for mobile development, and Corona SDK has been a key ingredient in this movement.” — Roberto Ierusalimschy, creator of the Lua Language. In TIOBE’s June 2011 rankings, Lua is now the 10th most popular programming language, leaping ahead of JavaScript: TIOBE credits Lua’s growing popularity in mobile apps while traditional web scripting languages are having a “hard time.” They also reiterate something all of us already knew about Lua: “its small footprint and fast performance.” Take a closer look at the rankings and you’ll see that Lua’s got some serious momentum right now. In fact, it moved up the rankings 10 times as quickly as JavaScript over the past year. Given all the hype around