From the Forum – Issue #170

From the Forum – Issue #170

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

All I want for Christmas…

Or Winter holiday of your choosing… In this thread, several users come up with various wish lists they have for the holidays. Maybe you can help make someone’s wish come true even if it’s just voting for a feature at

Dynamic database tables

The original poster needed to name and create SQL table names on the fly. Community developer hero @develephant comes to the rescue with an easy-to-use line of code to create the SQL to make these dynamically named tables.

Letters to numbers

The original poster needed to convert letters to numbers. Several Corona community developers jumped in with different techniques to make this happen.

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.

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