Getting Started with Corona SDK
These categories cover the essential aspects of Corona SDK. Each category contains detailed guides, tutorials, video lessons, and relevant 3rd-party resources when available. You can also view our API Reference or seek assistance in the forum.
Corona Basics — everything you need to get started, from installation to creating your first project.
Building and Distribution — how to build apps for actual devices and get ready to publish to market.
Images, Audio, Video, Animation — about images, advanced graphical features, audio, animation, etc.
Events, Listeners, Input — learn about tap/touch interactivity, system events, and more.
Data, Files, Strings — learn how to manipulate strings, handle files, download data, and use SQLite.
System, Networking, Communication — system/OS functions and detection, email, SMS, etc.
User Interface, Scenes, Widgets — native UI objects, widgets, Composer (scene management), and more.
Physics (Box2D) — all about physics, bodies, joints, collisions, raycasting, and more.
Game Networking, Social Media — Facebook, Twitter, Google Play game services, and BaaS integration.
Corona Plugins — how to use Corona plugins like zip, OpenSSL, Pasteboard, and more.
CoronaCards, Enterprise — resources and tutorials for CoronaCards and Corona Enterprise (note that support for Windows Phone 8 is currently done only via CoronaCards).
Sample Code — links to various sample projects, code, and libraries.