Tutorial: “Android-izing” a Mobile App

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For some multi-platform developers, building for Android is planned from the beginning but it’s not fully implemented until after the launch of the iOS version. However, there are several things that should be done while building a cross-platform app to make sure that Android’s unique functionality is handled in advance of submission to the marketplace.


Performance Optimizations

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Performance optimization is a topic that concerns all developers and spans all genres. Today’s tutorial discusses 10 useful performance tips that are not necessarily “familiar” to Corona developers. Read on to learn how these tips and tricks can improve the performance of your app.


Tutorial: New Widgets, Part 3

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Today’s tutorial discusses the remainder of the new widgets introduced recently, available in Daily Builds. These include the “table view,” “scroll view,” “picker wheel,” and “progress bar.” Read on to learn about the features of these new widgets and how to easily implement them into your Corona app.


Tutorial: New Widgets, Part 2

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After much anticipation, we’ve finally released the majority of new Corona widgets! All new widgets share a common trait: each has been written atop a new foundation that is more flexible and stable. Today’s tutorial outlines five of the new widgets — read further to learn how to implement them in your apps.


Using Built-In Twitter (iOS)

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Not long ago, Corona Labs implemented the iOS 5.0+ built-in Twitter functionality in which you can easily tweet using the Twitter credentials you enter into iOS. Today’s tutorial explains the simple method behind sending a tweet and an optional image or URL along with it. Read further to learn how!


Using Email Attachments (iOS)

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Would you like to open an email attachment with your own custom extension directly in your iOS app? Today’s guest tutorial walks you through the essential steps, including the necessary additions to “build.settings” and the functions required to load an email attachment into your app’s local directory. Read further to learn how!