For some multi-platform developers, building for Android is planned from the beginning but it’s not fully implemented until after the launch of the iOS version. However, there are several things that should be done while building a cross-platform app to make sure that Android’s unique functionality is handled in advance of submission to the marketplace.
In the past month, we’ve been focusing Corona Daily Builds on lots of small details, and in particular, what I call invisible issues. These are the kinds of things that don’t make sense to address in the short-term, but are vital to the long-term health of the platform.
One such invisible issue has been Android permissions, or more precisely, the default permissions.
Grab your ski poles and smash down the mountain in a race for the finish line. Perfect for snow season, the action-packed Filip Flisar Ski Cross, will have you tackling the hills and racing against skilled opponents.
Creating a new standard for digital word puzzles, the Corona-built Word Hunt – Word Search combines the principles of the classic game, with awesome steampunk graphics that pop right off the screen.
Fun Run is a multiplayer game that allows players to partake in an action-packed race. Topping the App Store charts, Fun Run has secured its place as #1 in both the action and racing categories.
The Great Fusion joins the ranks of spectacular Corona-built point and click adventure games including The Lost City and Snow Hill. The game takes you to the year 2022 and offers hours of comedy, awesome characters, and hand-drawn illustrations.
Christmas came early for many Corona SDK developers! The team was very busy last week with a bunch of check-ins that rolled out to daily builds. There are many new features for you to explore, including native Twitter support (iOS 5 and 6), iAds support, and the much-anticipated Android push notifications. Please read about all of the holiday gifts that Corona has delivered today, and how to get started with push notifications in Android!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time to swap gifts, bake goodies, and read holiday stories around the fireplace, on your favorite device. To spread the holiday cheer, we’d like to share a handful of festive Corona-made favorites. Happy holidays, team Corona!
Mandora is a simple, action-packed game that’s nothing short of adorable. As the favorite pets of wizards in Mooncat Village, mandoras are round, quirky creatures that are a hybrid between plant and animal.
Developing for multiple devices and OS versions might seem tricky, but it’s easier if you build a comprehensive module to detect different hardware models. This week’s tutorial steps you through the entire process, allowing you to modify both content and capabilities depending on the actual device. Read further to learn how it’s done!