App of the Week: Baby Soother Seal

This week’s App of the Week, Baby Soother Seal, is an essential tool for helping parents calm, soothe, and settle crying infants. The app hit #1 for lifestyle and #6 overall in the South Korea App Store, and was even featured by Apple shortly after its release in April.

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eBooks with Corona and our Growing Ecosystem

We had a great event last week, in San Francisco, that showcased 3 different ways of building eBooks with Corona. Our speakers David Gross, Ron Martinez of Aerbook and Alex Souza of Kwik, demonstrated their respective platforms and how they are using Corona SDK in unique ways, to help others create high quality, interactive eBooks.

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Tutorial: External Modules in Corona

There’s often confusion as to what exactly happens when external modules are “required” into your code, which leads to further confusion and unexpected behavior when it comes to things such as Storyboard Scenes or even custom modules of your own.

Today I’m going to guide you through a series of exercises (with explanations) that should illustrate exactly how modules work in Lua, so you get a full understanding of when the code in your modules is executed, including what code is not run when you call the built-in require() function.

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App of the Week: Aliens Abducted

While Prince Harry romped through Vegas, I spent the week sharpening my geography skills with the Corona-made game, Aliens Abducted. I learned 150 countries and flags in the process, and can now rock Wednesday night trivia with my newly gained knowledge.

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