Corona Weekly Update: Groups and Containers

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In Corona‘s graphics model, groups have been the workhorse way of organizing objects hierarchically. When you modify a group’s properties, the children are affected. For example, if you set the alpha on a group, then each child’s alpha is effectively multiplied by that alpha of the parent group.

The new graphics engine is going to have a new kind of group called a Container.


Corona Weekly Update: New Plugin Partners + Core gets lighter

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Today, I’m happy to announce our first batch of Corona Plugin partners.

It’s great partners like these that enable Corona developers to access the best new functionality and 3rd party services. In particular, today’s batch span a wider variety of services from app advertising to cross-promotion and value-exchange ads, from social campaigns to game controllers.


Dilbert, the World Famous Engineer, and Corona Labs Partner on a Mobile Game Competition

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If you can’t get enough of the the world famous Dilbert comic strip, you’ll love the latest Corona SDK challenge.

Scott Adams, the legendary creator of Dilbert is on the hunt for the hottest mobile game, with the beloved cartoon engineer. We’re joining forces with Dilbert and calling on the Corona SDK community to create the hottest game with Corona SDK Starter, Pro or Enterprise. This contest runs May 14 – July 12, 2013 with winners announced on July 19, 2013.


Corona Weekly Update: Starter vs Pro, Plugins, and Graphics!

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Right now, many of you are probably trying to figure out whether you want to upgrade to Pro right now, and lock in our promotion before it ends and prices go up this Wed (May 1).

So this week, I wanted to sit down and talk to you about the difference between Starter and Pro features.

In addition, I want to talk about cool graphics features coming to Pro developers that will make mobile app development breathtakingly awesome.