Posts Tagged: Corona SDK

Using Corona SDK with REST API Services

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People frequently ask on the Corona SDK forums about how to make their mobile apps connect with some Internet web service or if it’s even possible.  Corona SDK has various ways of interacting with Internet based services and depending on the service, you might want to use one over the other. The three main ways… Read more »

Kindle Fire — A hands on review

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I have been building mobile apps for over a year now and I’ve recently started building for Android as well as for Apple iOS. Android provides some interesting challenges since there are three major markets to sell your app: Google Play, Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color/Tablet app store. In addition to three markets… Read more »

Collision detection without physics.

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A frequent question that comes up in the Corona SDK forums is how to detect when two images on a screen hit each other. This is known as a “Collision”. The ability to determine when two things have bumped into each other is called “Collision Detection”. Within Corona SDK, being that its an event driven… Read more »

Implementing a Health Status Bar in Corona SDK

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Implementing a Health Status Bar in Corona SDK Many games need a way to show the players how well they are doing. It could be a simple counter to show the number of lives left or a bar that decreases and increases as a players energy goes up and down. There are as many different… Read more »