24 February 2017
From the Forum – Issue #150
Welcome to this week’s From the Forum. In this post, we highlight a few Corona Community Forums posts that cover important topics.
It’s easy to move your objects in a straight line or let physics do great things for you, but what if you want an object to move along in a wave pattern? Several Corona developers jumped in on this thread to provide the proper math.
A developer wanted to build a unique menu system where blocks representing each menu item would “snap” to have three items on the screen. Forum star RoamingGamer provided a solid solution to the matter.
Many games need enemies for your hero to battle, but making those enemies “smart” perplexes many developers. In this thread, learn some basic concepts behind making bad guys harder to beat.
Do you have a particular forum thread that was helpful for you? Let us know about it! Email firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.