Episode 3 of this weeks Corona Geek On Air show is live. This week we included another app review and share some great tips for new Corona SDK developers. See the notes below for a full list of topics and resources that were discussed during the show.

Don’t forget to join us next Monday at 2pm CST for Episode 4 and be sure to add us to your #CoronaSDK circle on Google+.

Thanks for watching,

Charles McKeever
Corona Geek


Show Geeks:

If you are new to the conversation, the Corona SDK is a cross platform mobile development tool kit that makes it easy for developers to create native applications for Android and iOS devices as well as for Kindle, and Nook. You can find out more about the Corona SDK at http://www.CoronaLabs.com.

In this episode of the Corona Geek On Air Show we covered:

RELEASE NOTES
Daily Build Release Notes 894

  • Added “native.newWebView” API to Android (already in iOS)
  • Upgraded Physics Box2D library to v2.2.1
  • The Mac Simulator requires OSX 10.7 and later
  • Android: Added “object.alpha” property support for native fields such as TextField, TextBox, and WebView. An alpha value of 1.0 is opaque and 0.0 is transparent.
  • See full Build 894 Release Notes for details on other items.

NEWBIE QUESTIONS

  • How much Lua do I need to learn?
  • How do I get the Terminal to show in the Simulator?

CORONA BLOG HIGHTLIGHTS

APP REVIEW
GoNinja by hiptic, free iOS App for iPad & iPhone

  • Side Scroller / Jumper Game
  • Simple Intro Tutorial
  • Excellent Graphics
  • Easy Navigation
  • In-App Upgrades Options
  • Social Media Integration

DEVICE NEWS

API SPOTLIGHT

LET’S CONNECT!

    • charlesmckeever says:

      Thanks Karim, which link in particular is wrong. I clicked them all and ended up on the right place, but that might be because I’m logged into Google. Let me know and I’ll take care of it. Thanks again.

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