Corona Geek #90 – Hacking The Hackathon – Pro Tips from Hackathon Warriors

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Corona Geek Hangout

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talked with Corona Ambassadors, Jennifer Looper and Dr. Brian Burton about the importance of participating in hackathons. Both developers have extensive experience in the hackathon space and they shared Pro tips around what to expect, how to participate, and how to get the most out of every event.


Corona Geek #88 – Reward Customers and Take Payments In Your Apps

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Corona Geek Hangout

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talk with Gremlin Interactive CEO, Danny Glover about adding customer rewards and credit card payments to your apps. Danny has developed a custom Corona plugin for Kiip, which offers rewards to users from the world’s largest brands, and he has developed a custom Corona plugin for Paypal that let’s customers scan credit cards to complete transactions within apps.


Corona Geek #86 – Using Open Source Projects with Corona SDK

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Corona Geek Hangout - Corona SDK

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talked with Eclipse Foundation Internet of Things (IoT) Evangelist, Benjamin Cabé about using open platform hardware and open source projects with Corona SDK. Benjamin walked us through a project that included the use of some of the open-source tools that are part of the Eclipse IoT ecosystem along with a MQTT Corona SDK demo project.


Corona Geek #85 – Using Go and Google App Engine with Corona SDK

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Corona Geek Hangout

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Corona Ambassador, Sergey Lerg introduced us to using the Go programming language and Google App Engine in combination with Corona SDK. We walked through server side Go code that stores data in a Google Cloud Datastore using NoSQL and we looked at a Corona code project that displays the returned data in an app that can be built for any of the Corona supported mobile platforms.


Corona Geek #83 – Exploring Cloud Computing Basics

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Corona Geek Hangout

Do you want to create a cloud service for your mobile app? During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talk about cloud computing with Dr. Brian Burton. We also highlighted a few innovative cloud providers that are simplifying the process of setting up a LAMP stack so you can jump in and start coding without needing to be a ninja admin.