Improved movieclip library

The external movieclip.lua library allows you to create animated sprites (sometimes called “movieclips”) from sequences of images, which can then be moved around the screen using the same techniques as any other Corona display object. Functions are available to play these animation frames, or partial sequences of these frames, in either the forward or reverse […]

Thoughts on Apple and Adobe

Update: Fake Steve agrees with me that it was a bad romance. It dawned on me recently that the best way to understand the very public and continuing spat between Apple and Adobe is to think in terms of a marriage gone bad, one that’s been heading south for quite some time. In Good Times […]

Do Apple’s new rules affect you?

UPDATE: I discuss the Corona app architecture in more detail here Everyone’s up in arms today about the new iPhone SDK 4.0 rules: developers, startups, bloggers, and even our neighbors! The speculation is out of control. Seemingly innocuous phone calls we had with other developers are being tweeted about. So, in this post, I’m going […]

Corona, now with a lot more iPad

Our Corona for Android beta isn’t the only one going out this week! Yesterday, the first beta of Corona SDK for iPad was distributed to the Corona subscribers who volunteered for the “Warp 9” beta program. (To clarify a frequent question: Corona builds native iPad applications — these are NOT iPhone apps running in compatibility […]