Corona: New public release is out!

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Today, the latest Corona public release is available for download to developers everywhere!

There’s a ton of features, improvements and bug fixes. You can read about them here in the 2012.970 release notes.

The mobile industry has established a pattern of releasing devices in the Fall in preparation for the holiday season. This season we saw the iPhone 5, Kindle Fire HD 7″ and 8.9″, Nook HD and HD+, and iPad Mini. That’s a lot of devices!

Consequently, our biggest focus this time around was on all the new devices and the OS updates that go along with them. Leading up to this public release, we’ve been pumping out daily builds in real time.

New public release coming!

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It’s been such a whirlwind week that I’ve only now been able to sit down and write this post!

Today’s announcement about Electronic Arts and Corona is just the beginning. We’ve got some more kick-ass stuff on the way.

At the same time, engineering is forging ahead. It looks like the season of new devices (Kindle HD, NOOK HD, iPhone 5, iPad Mini) had ended, so we are going to push out a new public release.

Corona Spotlight: EA Chooses Corona for Word Smack

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Today, we’re thrilled to share the news that Electronic Arts (EA) has developed their latest Word Smack game with (drum roll please!) everyone’s favorite cross-platform development platform. That’s right, one of the world’s largest game publishers has incorporated Corona into their arsenal, to develop first-class mobile content.

App of the Week: Thief Job

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Steve is a pint-sized thief with dreams of becoming rich. After reading about a billion dollar museum exhibit in the paper, he hopes to perform the biggest heist in history. Help him outrun the night shift policeman and make his getaway!

App of the Week: Envelope HD

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This week, we challenge you to kick your visual-spatial skills into gear with Envelope HD. Developed by Goodapps, Envelope features a clever game concept, beautiful graphics, and stimulating gameplay that will captivate players of all ages.

App of the Week: Minu

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This weekend, I set out to bake the perfect banana bread. I put Minu to the test, a beautifully crafted timer that ensured my bread was baked just right. Simple in design and gorgeous in construction, users have embraced Minu as it’s climbed the Top 10 chart of utility apps.