NOTE: This tutorial is outdated and has been replaced by the Group Programming guide.
We’ve had a lot of talk about in-app purchases (IAP’s) around these here parts. Coupled with the freemium strategy, in-app purchases can make for a very successful and lucrative app endeavor. If you build a compelling enough mobile app, maximize your audience by giving it away for free, and then monetize via highly useful in-app amenities, it […]
NOTE: This tutorial is outdated and has been replaced by the Reading and Writing Files guide.
This past week, we’ve been heavily spotlighting the recent success of Fire Maple Games with their newest release The Lost City. Surely, for people looking to spearhead their own business endeavor, the mobile apps space is indeed a promising one. Whether you’re merely a concepts person or an all-around designer/programmer, getting a team together or […]
A little over a year ago, Fire Maple Games owner Joe Kauffman wrote a guest post here about the secrets behind creating his stellar game, The Secret of Grisly Manor. Now, after the runaway success of his brand new game, The Lost City, (in a nutshell, it’s taking over the world!) we’ve decided to pick Joe’s brain […]
Last year, Fire Maple Games released The Secret of Grisly Manor, which went on to become one of the most successful Corona games to date. Its beautiful graphics and immersive gameplay had people glued to their Android and iDevices. Now (after nearly a year in the making) Fire Maple are ready to release their next puzzle/adventure epic, […]
NOTE: This tutorial is outdated and has been replaced by the Local/Push Notifications guide.
Our new buddies at inneractive just posted a new infographic drawing a direct link between screen sizes of mobile devices and click-thru rates (CTR’s) for mobile ads. The big takeaway from this is TABLETS! Check out the infographic below, and subsequent analysis at TechCrunch and GigaOm. Thanks to inneractive for creating this masterpiece. Great work, […]
The Kindle Fire and Nook Color are built to run on custom versions of Android, and their apps are essentially Android apps. But that hasn’t stopped Ansca Mobile, which makes a cross-platform app development tool called Corona, from releasing a software development kit today that supports the Kindle Fire and Nook Color separately. With one SDK, Ansca is helping developers build once to cover the increasingly fragmented Android market.
Ansca Mobile is announcing today that the company is partnering with global mobile ad provider inneractive in a move that will bring over 100 ad networks to Ansca’s Corona SDK app-builder toolkit. When it comes to app makers and ad networks, this is one of the biggest moves we have seen in the latter half of 2011 and should help Ansca monetize developer efforts as well as it own tools.