In previous posts, I shared a new way to think about virtual pixels (points) on iOS and the nuances of density independence on Android. Today, I’m going to talk about virtual pixels in Corona and explain how Corona virtual pixels can be made to look like native iOS/Android virtual pixels using “adaptive” content scaling.
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.
With the iPhone 6 Plus, it’s no longer possible to achieve “pixel perfection” on iOS. In this article, I’ll outline a more intuitive way of understanding what’s happening and how it relates to physical length.
Facebook is now a plugin on Android starting in build 2014.2430.
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.
Today, we are releasing a new public release 2013.2100 for Graphics 2.0. Based on your feedback, we felt it was important to release the latest improvements to the entire Corona community.
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.
One of the coolest things about Corona’s next-generation engine (currently in private alpha) is the ability to take individual features and put them together in powerful ways. And since Apple just released iOS 7 this week, I’m going to show you how to reproduce the cool translucent glass effect in Corona SDK!