Corona Geek #99 – Discussing COPPA Compliance with AgeCheq

Corona Geek #99 – Discussing COPPA Compliance with AgeCheq

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, we talked about COPPA compliance with AgeCheq Director of Game Developer Relations, Tyler Smith. Driving the conversation is the FTC’s recent decision to file lawsuit against Amazon for In-App purchases made by children. AgeCheq makes a simple SDK for Corona so indie developers can create games for kids without [...]

Corona Geek #98 – Learning Mobile Application and Game Development with Corona SDK

Corona Geek #98 – Learning Mobile Application and Game Development with Corona SDK

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Dr. Brian Burton walked walk us through four code examples from his recently released Corona SDK book, “Learning Mobile Application and Game Development with Corona SDK”. We’ll also looked at code snippets from Corona’s SampleCode folder. Also mentioned Corona Geek #97 ? Variable Localization, CoronaViewer Tips, and App Prototyping [...]

Corona Geek #97 – Variable Localization, CoronaViewer Tips, and App Prototyping

Corona Geek #97 – Variable Localization, CoronaViewer Tips, and App Prototyping

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Ed Maurina showed us how to automate the addition of commonly used variables to projects. We looked at displaying projects instantly across multiple devices using CoronaViewer and Dropbox for synchronization. We also explored two standalone iOS apps that enable Corona app development directly on a device with fewer keystrokes. [...]

Corona Geek #96 – Create Particle Effects In Photoshop Using Kaboom, and Ask Ed

Corona Geek #96 – Create Particle Effects In Photoshop Using Kaboom, and Ask Ed

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Kwik Developer, Alex Souza announced Kaboom, an exciting new way to create particle effects in Photoshop without code. Corona Ambassador, Greg Pugh showed off an example of creating a campfire scene using Kaboom. And, Corona Ambassador, Ed Maurina gave us tips on improving app performance, and shared the code and [...]

Corona Geek #95 – Coronium Cloud Updates, Fire Phone, and Comparing App Store Notes

Corona Geek #95 – Coronium Cloud Updates, Fire Phone, and Comparing App Store Notes

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, Corona Ambassador, Chris Byerly walked us through the latest version of Coronium Cloud code. He’s been hard at work adding user management, administrative tools, and enhanced push notification integration. We also had a round table discussion on Fire Phone along with some shared insights into whether Amazon’s App Store does [...]

Corona Geek #94 – Apple App Store Changes, Composer GUI Beta Updates, and World Cup Open API

Corona Geek #94 – Apple App Store Changes, Composer GUI Beta Updates, and World Cup Open API

During this week’s Corona Geek Hangout, we shared community announcements, including updates to Composer GUI Beta, a caution about installing OSX 10.10 Beta with Corona, and new plugins for Amazon Ads and Chartboost. We also discussed 6 things Apple didn’t tell us at WWDC14. Also mentioned Corona Geek #93 ? Apple Rejects Rewards, LiquidFun, and [...]

Corona Geek #93 – Apple Rejects Rewards, LiquidFun Fluid Bodies, and Swift Programming Language

Corona Geek #93 – Apple Rejects Rewards, LiquidFun Fluid Bodies, and Swift Programming Language

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 [...]

Corona Geek #92 – Tools for Creating App Artwork

Corona Geek #92 – Tools for Creating App Artwork

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. Greg has a playful art [...]

Corona Geek #90 – Hacking The Hackathon – Pro Tips from Hackathon Warriors

Corona Geek #90 – Hacking The Hackathon – Pro Tips from Hackathon Warriors

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. Jen [...]

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