Wanna demo your app at this week’s Hacker Dojo?

Earlier today, the Corona SDK Hacker Dojo scheduled for this Thursday in the San Francisco Bay Area officially sold out! Now, for those of you attending, we have another treat for you — the chance to demo your app in front of your fellow Hacker Dojo brethren! It’s actually a tech demo, meaning that you’ll be […]

‘Blast Monkeys’ hits #1 in Android Market!

It was bound to happen again! A few short months after a Corona-made game topped the free chart in the App Store, another one has done the same in the Android Market. Yes, the ridiculously fun Blast Monkeys just beat out heavyweights like Angry Birds and Words with Friends to take the #1 spot in the Android […]

App of the Week (July 3, 2011): Chickens Quest

Great gameplay is simply timeless. Whether it’s Tetris puzzles, Pong, or even a Myst-style adventure, there are certain games that have appeal in any incarnation. Our latest App of the Week borrows from the Lemmings tradition of gameplay. Embark on the Chickens Quest! In Chickens Quest, you are tasked with guiding a small flock of […]

The JSON library now comes pre-installed

The JSON library that we’ve been shipping in our sample code (e.g. Facebook) is now an official part of the Corona core. The really great thing about this library is that it makes serializing/deserializing Lua tables a no-brainer. [cc lang=”lua”] local json = require “json” — Lua script: local t = { [“name1″] = “value1″, […]

system.getTimer() now in HD

Or rather, now available in high resolution. system.getTimer() used to only give you time up to 1 milliseconds. But starting in daily build 547, can give you accuracy up to 0.001 milliseconds. This can come in handy if you’re trying to profile where time is getting spent in your Lua code. We’re pretty confident this […]

Preview: Corona UI “Widgets”

Since the initial open-source release of Corona UI, we’ve been plugging away behind the scenes to provide you with an even better solution. Here’s a small glimpse of what you can expect… UI Button: Segmented Control: Slider: TableView: Picker Wheel: With the open source version of Corona UI that was previously released, you were given […]

So… What are you doing on July 7?

Never ones to shy away from app developer events, our Ansca co-founders will be out and about next week, eager to meet and mingle with developers like yourself! First up is the Hacker’s Dojo in Mountain View, California on July 7. Specifically, this session of the Dojo is dubbed “Cross Platform development with Corona SDK,” and […]