From the Forum – Issue #147

From the Forum – Issue #147

Forum iconWelcome to this week’s From the Forum. In this post, we highlight a few Corona Community Forums posts that cover important topics.

Building a conveyor belt

Forum star roaminggamer chimed in to help someone figure out how to move objects from one place to another in a conveyor belt fashion. Check out his solution in this post.

It’s all a blur!

When iOS 7 came out and included blurred background effects, blurring things has been all the rage. So how can you blur items in Corona? One developer was curious about blurring his app’s entire screen and forum frequent flyer ojnab “clarified” things in this post.

Through the looking glass

Many platform games limit the play area for a level to something reasonable, memory efficiency being one of the main reasons. These games usually involve an invisible one-way portal which bridges sections of a level. In this thread, learn how to accomplish this in your game.


Do you have a particular forum thread that was helpful for you? Let us know about it! Email support@coronalabs.com, put FTF: and the forum title in the subject, and include the URL in the email. We will consider adding it to an upcoming edition of From the Forum.

Rob Miracle
rob@coronalabs.com

Rob is the Developer Relations Manager for Corona Labs. Besides being passionate about helping other developers make great games using Corona, he is also enjoys making games in his spare time. Rob has been coding games since 1979 from personal computers to mainframes. He has over 16 years professional expereince in the gaming industry.

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