In previous posts, I shared a new way to think about virtual pixels (points) on iOS and the nuances of density independence on Android. Today, I’m going to talk about virtual pixels in Corona and explain how Corona virtual pixels can be made to look like native iOS/Android virtual pixels using “adaptive” content scaling.
With the iPhone 6 Plus, it’s no longer possible to achieve “pixel perfection” on iOS. In this article, I’ll outline a more intuitive way of understanding what’s happening and how it relates to physical length.
It appears Apple has been making changes a little too quickly lately. Their sudden changes to the app submission filters gave heartburn to many iOS developers, including yours truly. And then just today, they pulled iOS 8.0.1, their minor update to iOS 8, on the same day they released it.
Of course, Apple changed a number of things with iOS 8 that have affected iOS app development. We’ve been tracking these and wanted to give you a summary of the known issues in Corona and their status.
Time for a quick update on your favorite mobile app development platform.
Last week, Apple announced iOS7 Beta at WWDC. A lot of cool stuff was shown. The interesting thing is that a lot of the “flat” UI that was demonstrated was exactly the kind of thing we saw some of you already creating using Corona’s graphics system.
Recently featured in the US App Store’s “What’s Hot” category, Space Missile Command is an action-packed adventure that’s quickly rolling in glowing reviews.
Grab your ski poles and smash down the mountain in a race for the finish line. Perfect for snow season, the action-packed Filip Flisar Ski Cross, will have you tackling the hills and racing against skilled opponents.
Creating a new standard for digital word puzzles, the Corona-built Word Hunt – Word Search combines the principles of the classic game, with awesome steampunk graphics that pop right off the screen.
Using a clever and intuitive physics-based game design, What the Block?! is a challenging game that will put both your strategic thinking skills and your dexterity to the test. Based on Tetris-like principles, What the Block?! requires careful planning to successfully progress in the game.
Created for toddlers and preschoolers, Beck and Bo encourages curiosity and exploration in youngsters. Already a hit among parents, Beck and Bo landed in the Top 10 of Paid Educational Games on iTunes.
Vidburn is the ideal way to capture and share your most creative, silly and provocative moments without leaving a digital trace. Recently featured in Gizmodo and Business Insider, Vidburn is a free app for your iPhone that allows you to flex your creative muscle.