Add Bitmap Masks to Text Objects

In case you missed it way back in Daily Build 502, you can now add bitmap masks to text objects! Previously, when you tried to add a bitmap mask to text objects, you’d get unexpected behavior—most often in the form of your text always showing up as black. Now, you can add masks to text […]

New Windows Simulator Features

As of Daily Build 521, the Windows Simulator has been fitted with an iPhone, iPhone4, and iPad skins (as well as a statusbar) to improve the overall desktop “simulation” of your mobile apps. Remember, only subscribers can take advantage of the latest and greatest being pushed through the Corona SDK Daily Builds… So what are […]

Corona UI “Widgets” Available to Subscribers

We gave you a preview the other day, and now—as of Daily Build 553—subscribers can now take advantage of the new “widget” library (beta), which is part of the next generation Corona UI implementation. Once you grab the latest build, the new “WidgetDemo” can be found in: /SampleCode/Interface/WidgetDemo And when you’re ready to dive in, […]

The JSON library now comes pre-installed

The JSON library that we’ve been shipping in our sample code (e.g. Facebook) is now an official part of the Corona core. The really great thing about this library is that it makes serializing/deserializing Lua tables a no-brainer. [cc lang=”lua”] local json = require “json” — Lua script: local t = { [“name1″] = “value1″, […]