Do Apple’s new rules affect you?

UPDATE: I discuss the Corona app architecture in more detail here Everyone’s up in arms today about the new iPhone SDK 4.0 rules: developers, startups, bloggers, and even our neighbors! The speculation is out of control. Seemingly innocuous phone calls we had with other developers are being tweeted about. So, in this post, I’m going […]

Smuggled footage from Ansca Labs: Corona physics engine test

You’re not supposed to be seeing this. We are not having this conversation. The video below shows something that’s pre-beta, pre-alpha, not currently shipping and not ready for prime time.  In fact, it doesn’t really exist and you didn’t hear it from me. But trust me and press “play”, because you’ll be impressed at what […]

Corona, now with a lot more Android

I am unofficially changing my title from Director of Engineering to Director of non-iPhone platforms. This has got to be the worst kept secret ever. We have been getting lots of requests for Android support in Corona. One user wrote that he purchased Corona, on the expectation that we’d add cross-platform support. I guess it’s […]

Eating Our Own Dogfood: How we built the Photoshop 20th Anniversary app in three days

By Evan Kirchhoff When Russell Brown of Adobe approached us about doing a Photoshop 20th Anniversary app, we were immediately excited (if you’ve seen Russell’s show, you know that his enthusiasm is what you might call highly infectious). His proposal was to boil the functionality down to the 1990 “Levels” control panel, which he felt was the original […]

Experience Matters: Flash, iPhone, and Beyond

A lot of speculation, opinion, passion and even war mongering surrounds Flash’s conspicuous absence from the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, and now the iPad. So much in fact that Adobe’s CTO felt compelled to defend Flash and discredit HTML5 video warning that “users and content creators would be thrown back to the dark ages of video on the Web with […]

Well, this is exciting, isn’t it?

So the Nexus Ones arrived at the office, and the Android 2.1 desktop now has animated red and blue wallpaper pixels, and in related news I don’t even care enough to finish this joke because I’m waiting for tomorrow at 10AM like everyone else in the industry. I think I may go down to the […]