Guest Bloggers

To celebrate the second issue of 10Finger’s CoronaPaper, Linda Ettehag writes on a brand-new physics discovery that will “wow” Corona developers. 10Fingers is offering CoronaPaper for free from January 31 – February 4, 2013! Don’t miss your chance to experience the latest and greatest Corona tutorials, app reviews, news on APIs, and more....

Many apps have a huge feature set but still function primarily with a single point of input: buttons, touch-drags, individual swipe actions, etc. However, even the most basic interface can benefit from the multitouch capabilities of modern devices; for example, zoom in and out on a background, scale/rotate objects and layers, etc. Today's tutorial walks you through a full "pinch-zoom-rotate" methodology and includes a working module that you can incorporate into your own app....

As the co-founder of Lamplighter Games, Andy Minkstein writes on developing this week's App of the Week winner, Vidburn. When first released, Vidburn was pegged the ‘Snapchat of video’ however the same day of Vidburn's launch, Snapshat added video functionality to their own app. Check out Andy's tips for building a video-based app in record time, and his experience working with Corona Enterprise. ...

Boolba Labs is a Russia-based game studio that's been using Corona SDK for over two years. In the winter of 2012, Boobla Labs' CTO, Anton Rutkevich, was invited to speak at Android MobileOptimized on his team's experience with cross-platform development using Corona SDK. At the event, Anton spoke to a room of budding developers on the benefits of Corona and his team's Corona-built apps and games. ...

Jerome Hollon is a Corona SDK developer that builds cross-platform mobile apps for clients. When asked to speak at a local hackerspace in Lexington, KY, Jerome shared his experience with the platform and wowed the audience by developing an Angry Birds clone with Corona SDK, in just one hour. ...