Today, Ed Maurina, from Roaming Gamer, took us through the basics of social media integration using the Facebook plugin. We looked at logging in, requesting permissions, and posting updates to a users timeline. We also discussed how to get an app id from the Facebook Developer portal.
On today’s Corona Geek Hangout, Jason Schroeder showed off features in his new plugin for Twitter integration into Corona built apps and Steven Johnson introduced us to a cool custom shader effect that fills a drinking glass with fluid on the fly.
In this tutorial, learn how to build your own Lua-based plugins for submission and distribution to the Corona developer community.
At the end of January, I talked about wanting to make plugins more open.
Today, we’re doing two things to make that happen.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talk with Gremlin Interactive CEO, Danny Glover about adding customer rewards and credit card payments to your apps. Danny has developed a custom Corona plugin for Kiip, which offers rewards to users from the world’s largest brands, and he has developed a custom Corona plugin for Paypal that let’s customers scan credit cards to complete transactions within apps.
During this week’s Hangout Alex Souza, Founder of Kwiksher, showed us how to create Corona apps using Photoshop, J.A. Whye demoed his awesome Corona library for managing game levels, and Danny Glover showcased Corona plugins for handling everything from social media to pasteboard.
Wednesday calls for another session of frequently asked questions (FAQs). Today we cover FAQs about Corona SDK Plugins.
This week we hung out with Eric Dyck and Phil Laird from Tap for Tap to talk about their new Corona SDK plugin. Tap for Tap offers app promotion and monetization for app developers looking to market their apps and increase their sales. Tap for Tap is a Featured Partner on the Corona SDK Plugin Directory.
Read about our latest and greatest new Public Release 2013.1135
During Monday’s Hangout Ed Maurina showed how he gets Green Throttle controller feedback to display in the Corona SDK Simulator. Normally, feedback is only visible when testing on the actual device, so Ed’s code makes development using the Green Throttle plugin even faster.