Category: Tutorials, Tips and Demos

From the Forum — Issue #49

Welcome to the latest installment of From the Forum. In this series, guest blogger Alex Jackson highlights outstanding threads from the Corona Forum. The goal is to bring attention to the most captivating, interesting, and thought-provoking discussions taking place in our very own backyard.


Tutorial: Encoding URLs for network usage

URLs must be properly encoded before they are used as part of network requests. Web browsers encode URLs automatically, but within apps, certain values must be converted for safe transport across the Internet. In this tutorial, we discuss URL encoding and explore a simple automation function.


Tutorial: Basic Spawning

In game design, a common aspect is object spawning, whether it be spawning a variable number of items and placing them randomly about the screen, or spawning items repeatedly on a timer increment. In this tutorial, we’ll step through a module with some common features related to spawning.