During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, we discussed why Apple’s rejecting apps that offer rewards for video views and social sharing. We also talked about Corona SDK support for Google’s LiquidFun and walked through sample code to see how rigid bodies interact with fluid bodies. We also talked about Apple’s new Swift programming language and how it compares to Lua and Python.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Corona Ambassador, Artist, and Children’s Book Author, Greg Pugh showed us a variety of tools he’s used for creating artwork for his apps. He also walked us through the process he uses to create custom art using Flash for his apps and interactive books.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we took a sneak peek at a beta version of Composer GUI. We explored a creative solution for implementing iOS calendar events in Corona, and we walked through example code for creating social sharing panels within our apps.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talked with Corona Ambassadors, Jennifer Looper and Dr. Brian Burton about the importance of participating in hackathons. Both developers have extensive experience in the hackathon space and they shared Pro tips around what to expect, how to participate, and how to get the most out of every event.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talked with Coronium Developer, Chris Byerly about the new features of Coronium 1.5. We also talked with Mobile App Chat podcast host Steve P. Young about his new selfie camera app called, oSnap, and we featured some helpful iOS music apps for creating game audio loops.
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 Corona Geek Hangout we talked with PreApps CEO, Sean Casto about app marketing using the new features of PreApps 2.0. We also talked with Coronium Cloud Developer, Chris Byerly about deploying instances of Coronium application stack on cloud platforms like Digital Ocean and Amazon Web Services.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we talked with Eclipse Foundation Internet of Things (IoT) Evangelist, Benjamin Cabé about using open platform hardware and open source projects with Corona SDK. Benjamin walked us through a project that included the use of some of the open-source tools that are part of the Eclipse IoT ecosystem along with a MQTT Corona SDK demo project.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Corona Ambassador, Sergey Lerg introduced us to using the Go programming language and Google App Engine in combination with Corona SDK. We walked through server side Go code that stores data in a Google Cloud Datastore using NoSQL and we looked at a Corona code project that displays the returned data in an app that can be built for any of the Corona supported mobile platforms.
During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout we discussed Raspberry Pi development with Corona Ambassador, Jen Looper. We also talked with Corona Ambassador, Ed Maurina about particle editing directly in Corona Simulator.