Corona Geek – UI Designer Jordan Price on Creating a Positive User Experience

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Corona Geek Hangout

During this special episode of Corona Geek, we talk with Jordan Price, UI Designer and App Developer about the importance of creating a good user experience using good UI/UX concepts. Jordan also shares his experience with developing his new Super Cool photo sticker app and gives tips for working with remote developers when there are language barriers.


Corona Geek #70 – Illustrator, App Developer Laura Tallardy On Creating Mobile Apps

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Corona Geek Hangout

During the last Corona Geek Hangout of 2013, we talk with App Developer / Illustrator Laura Tallardy about what it’s like to be both artist and app developer. Laura has an excellent portfolio of themed children’s apps and several holiday themed apps that she maintains across iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Nook. She has an interesting story about how she made the transition from artist to app developer. Laura also shared several excellent work flow tips and her advice to just, “get it shipped” was a powerful part of the conversation.


Corona Geek #67 – Graphics 2.0 – 2.5D Isometric Perspective and Belly Dancing App Dev

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Corona Geek Hangout

During this week’s Corona Geek Dr. Brian Burton walked us through sample code for creating 2.5D isometric perspective using vector images and Jennifer Looper shared her new belly dancing app project. Jen is using Parse to store data and pulling video clips together in creative ways. She’s also using PreApps to get ahead of app marketing while her app is still in development.


Corona Geek #65 – Graphics 2.0, 3D SkyBox Demo and Color Code Conversions

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Corona Geek Hangout

During this week’s Corona Geek, Sergey Lerg walked us through an awesome 3D flight simulation demo that he entered in the recent Graphics 2.0 Contest. Jen Looper shared some great tips for addressing color conversion in Graphics 2.0 and Theo Rushin Jr. reminded us to get out there and participate in the AngleHack events taking place this weekend.


Corona Geek #63 – Creating Children’s Apps and Simulating 2.5D Perspective in Corona SDK

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Corona Geek Hangout

During this week’s Corona Geek we talked with children’s app developer Greg Pugh about creating children’s apps using Corona SDK. As a one person shop, Greg has successfully created a series of very creative interactive children’s books using Corona SDK and Kwik. He shared a number of tips and insights that you’ll want to hear, even you’re not creating children’s apps. We also, looked at code for creating 2.5D perspective using the new Graphics 2.0 engine.