Are you familiar with Flash and ActionScript?
Corona and Lua will be a breeze.

Take a look at the code comparisons below. You’ll see that coding in Corona is either just like ActionScript or significantly simpler.
With Corona you’ll be building high performance mobile apps in no time.

Loading images

Corona:

ActionScript:

Displaying text

Corona:

ActionScript:

Masking

Corona:

ActionScript:

Displaying video

Corona:

ActionScript:

Playing audio

Corona:

ActionScript:

Physics

Corona:

ActionScript:

Not supported out of box – requires manual Box2d integration (i.e., lots of code)

Setting color

Corona:

ActionScript:

Drawing shapes

Corona:

ActionScript:

Control statements

Corona:

ActionScript:

Creating and calling functions

Corona:

ActionScript:

Input and events

Corona:

ActionScript:

If you know Flash and ActionScript, you’ll be right at home with Corona SDK.

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