Hangout Highlights – Crystal iOS 9 Content B...

Last week on Corona Geek Hangout 161, we talked with Dean Murphy, developer of Crystal, a popular iOS 9 ad blocker. Dean talked about why he decided to create what Apple calls “content blockers”, what kind of response he has seen from consumers, and what ad blockers mean to both consumers and content creators.

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Corona Geek #162 – Creating a Visual Game Ed...

On today’s Corona Geek Hangout we wrapped up our “Monsters Need Coins”, game development series with a look at how to create a self-contained visual editor to quickly design game levels. Ed Maurina walked us through the editor’s user interface, showed us how to go from an 8×8 grid to a working game level in less than a minute, and walked us through the roughly 1000 lines of code used to create the editor. Download the full source code for the game and the visual game editor to see who everything works.

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From the Forum — Issue #92

Welcome to the latest installment of From the Forum. In this series, guest blogger Alex Jackson highlights outstanding threads from the Corona Forum. The goal is to bring attention to the most captivating, interesting, and thought-provoking discussions taking place in our very own backyard.

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Corona Geek #161 – Crystal, iOS 9 Ad Blocker...

On today’s Corona Geek Hangout we talked with Dean Murphy, developer of Crystal, a popular iOS 9 ad blocker. Dean talked about why he decided to create an ad blocker and what kind of response he has seen from consumers. We also discussed ad blocking from the perspective of the consumers, advertisers, and content creators. Dean shared some interesting stats and insights into why consumers are deciding to block ads and what Crystal is doing to give consumers more control.

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From the Forum — Issue #91

Welcome to the latest installment of From the Forum. In this series, guest blogger Alex Jackson highlights outstanding threads from the Corona Forum. The goal is to bring attention to the most captivating, interesting, and thought-provoking discussions taking place in our very own backyard.

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