Tutorial: Introducing the Pasteboard Plugin (iOS)

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A common requirement for business app developers is the ability to copy and paste items — in specific, the ability to select something from your app and paste it into another, or copy something from another app and paste it into yours. Read further to learn how, using the simple pasteboard plugin.


Tutorial: Introducing Google Play Game Services

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At the Google I/O conference last May, Google announced “Google Play game services” and began offering online game support similar to Apple’s GameCenter. Corona Labs, working with Google, demonstrated live apps at Google I/O using these game services. And now, following on the heels of this demo, we’ve rolled out the first version of Google Play game services support in Corona SDK. Read further to learn how to implement leaderboards and achievements on Android using Google Play game services.


Tutorial: Using the Zip Plugin

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Today, we announced that Corona Plugins – codenamed “Project Gluon” – are live and available to Corona SDK Pro subscribers using recent Daily Builds. In this week’s tutorial, learn how to get started with our walkthrough of the “zip” plugin, convenient for compressing and uncompressing files within your app.


Introducing Kwik: A Photoshop plug-in for Corona SDK

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Lately, we’ve been telling you about using Corona SDK for eBooks, especially iPad comics. Since a lot of comic book artists use Photoshop to create their masterpieces, it only makes sense that we continue allowing them to work comfortably. Thus, comes the third-party tool Kwik, created by Kwiksher for Corona SDK. Kwik allows Photoshop users to add sound, animation, and interactivity in general to their .PSD files, optimizing them for the mobile platform. Essentially, it enables comic book artists to make full use of tablets (iPad, NOOK Color, etc.) as an interactive reading platform — your comics will be much more awesome if you make them this way! For more information on how Kwik works, head on over to the Kwiksher site (download links there too, obviously), and