Update on Corona and UDIDs

Most of you have probably heard about the issues being written about around apps that use UDIDs. Apple’s policies on the matter are, like everything else, pretty opaque. This is unfortunate, because it creates panic and speculation. So I want to give you the latest relevant information and our plan to address this. First of […]

‘Dabble’ now available on iPad

Last week, we named Dabble as our App of the Week and told you about its incredible backstory. Now, in the spirit of my previously coined term “board games 2.0,” (remember that with ROBOT 99?) Dabble has been released on iPad, allowing for the same type of coffee table fun as its board game counterpart. As […]

(Part 5) Automated Testing on Android Devices: Bringing everything together through shell scripts

There has been a lot of material presented over the last four parts. In this final part, we will finally go into some detail about our automated testing system for Android. We will also finally get an opportunity to bring everything together by looking a little more how our shell scripts orchestrate the test run and […]

(Part 4) Automated Testing on the iOS Simulator: Scripting Bridge/LuaCocoa & System Events

We allow Corona developers to also build for the Xcode iOS Simulator. Sometimes the simulator is preferable to our Mac or Windows simulator because the Xcode Simulator behaves more like a real device. Since we officially support the Xcode Simulator, we run our automated tests on the Xcode iOS Simulator to help verify our stuff […]

(Part 3) Automated Testing on Mobile Devices with Lua: TestMore & LuaSocket

As stated in Part 1, we use lua-TestMore for our testing and reporting. The output format is called TAP (Test Anything Protocol) . It is human readable and simple. TestMore and TAP are widely used enough that there are tools available to help you use it.

(Part 1) Automated Testing on Mobile Devices for iOS and Android

Preamble: This post is going to be a little different than usual. What we present here is behind the scenes stuff used in making the Corona SDK. But we hope the information presented here goes beyond satisfying simple academic curiosity. We hope this information will actually be useful for others to directly use in their […]

Six Degrees of Awesomeness

In case you missed the news this past weekend, you (our users) have just landed an unprecedented six Corona-made apps on an App Store chart. More specifically, the six apps are in the Top Free Kids Games chart for iPad, coming on the heels of Corona apps topping 16 million downloads — all further demonstrating the Corona […]