From the Forum – Issue #171

From the Forum – Issue #171

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

JSON for a database?

In this forum tread, the poster was curious about using JSON to hold database data. Our great community chimed in with several answers.

Timeout on the field!

Network requests can fail for several reasons. Timeouts are one of the errors you might encounter. This thread helps understand how Corona’s network.request() handles timeout errors.

Widget confusion

A new user was trying to understand how widgets worked. Forum superstar @roaminggamer jumped in to provide multiple sources and examples on how to use widgets in this thread.


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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