From the Forum – Issue #157

From the Forum – Issue #157

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

I’ll never use algebra again!

How many times did you hear that after graduating from school? If you want to build games, though, algebra and geometry will need to be part of your skillset. In this thread, several developers help with one of the most common “game maths” which developers need: the Pythagorean theorem.

Objects, objects, objects

Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is undoubtedly popular. Everyone wants to use Lua in the most OOP ways possible and this thread helps explain Lua and OOP better than most. Check it out!

And the rains came down

Rain is a cool effect and there are several ways to accomplish it. In this thread, learn how to use particle emitters and other techniques to add a rain effect to your project.

Do you have a particular forum thread that was helpful for you? Let us know about it! Email, 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 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 experience in the gaming industry.

No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.