During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Ed Maurina showed us how to automate the addition of commonly used variables to projects. We looked at displaying projects instantly across multiple devices using CoronaViewer and Dropbox for synchronization. We also explored two standalone iOS apps that enable Corona app development directly on a device with fewer keystrokes.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Kwik Developer, Alex Souza announced Kaboom, an exciting new way to create particle effects in Photoshop without code. Corona Ambassador, Greg Pugh showed off an example of creating a campfire scene using Kaboom. And, Corona Ambassador, Ed Maurina gave us tips on improving app performance, and shared the code and blog post responses he’s created for forum questions.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Corona Ambassador, Chris Byerly walked us through the latest version of Coronium Cloud code. He’s been hard at work adding user management, administrative tools, and enhanced push notification integration. We also had a round table discussion on Fire Phone along with some shared insights into whether Amazon’s App Store does better for developers, compared to Apple and Google Play.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, we shared community announcements, including updates to Composer GUI Beta, a caution about installing OSX 10.10 Beta with Corona, and new plugins for Amazon Ads and Chartboost. We also discussed 6 things Apple didn’t tell us at WWDC14.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, we discussed why Apple’s rejecting apps that offer rewards for video views and social sharing. We also talked about Corona SDK support for Google’s LiquidFun and walked through sample code to see how rigid bodies interact with fluid bodies. We also talked about Apple’s new Swift programming language and how it compares to Lua and Python.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Corona Ambassador, Artist, and Children’s Book Author, Greg Pugh showed us a variety of tools he’s used for creating artwork for his apps. He also walked us through the process he uses to create custom art using Flash for his apps and interactive books.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we took a sneak peek at a beta version of Composer GUI. We explored a creative solution for implementing iOS calendar events in Corona, and we walked through example code for creating social sharing panels within our apps.
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.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talked with Coronium Developer, Chris Byerly about the new features of Coronium 1.5. We also talked with Mobile App Chat podcast host Steve P. Young about his new selfie camera app called, oSnap, and we featured some helpful iOS music apps for creating game audio loops.
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.