Corona SDK and other Game Development Tutorials
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Yearly archive for 2013

Using Expansion Files with Android and Google Play

In this post, I’d like to talk about using expansion files with your Android app for Google Play. If your app is over 50MB, and it very well can be in the case of music heavy apps such as Night Night Sleep Tight, Google will force you

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iPhones and Sports Betting

iPhones and Sports Betting

Mobile sports betting takes off Sports fans have a lot of ways to show their support: wearing team jerseys, cheering and jeering, applying liberal amounts of face paint, waving foam fingers, chanting mantras, and many others. Of course, the more hardcore sports enthusiasts have done all these

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Just Four Words

Just Four Words

Can you guess the correct answer with only four clues? Just Four Words is a new and exciting word game that will keep your mind PUZZLED, BOGGLED, STUMPED, BAFFLED! With over 225 word puzzles, this addictive word game is sure to provide hours of fun for on

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Adding Drop Shadow to Text Objects

Adding Drop Shadow to Text Objects

With Corona’s latest daily build (2013.1202) including support for text alignment in text objects, I thought this was an appropriate tutorial – adding a drop shadow to text objects. A drop shadow is a visual effect that gives the illusion of a raised object and is commonly

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Creating Circle Pop – Part 5

Creating Circle Pop – Part 5

Hello and welcome to the final Corona SDK tutorial in this game series! In this last tutorial, we will learn how to make the game run. We’ll learn how to save information to a file for high scores, to create dozens of objects using a timer, and

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Creating Circle Pop – Part 4

Creating Circle Pop – Part 4

Hello and welcome to another post by That’s So Panda! In today’s post, we will be covering how to create the main menu for our game Circle Pop with Corona SDK. The main menu will allow players to start the game and see how many circles they

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Sending Emails with Attachments using PHP

Sending Emails with Attachments using PHP

Recently, I’ve had to set up a cron job send out emails, but the catch was the email needed to have an attachment. There are several ways to send out an email with an attachment using php, but the easiest way I found (so far) was using

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Creating Circle Pop – Part 3

Creating Circle Pop – Part 3

Hello and welcome to another post by That’s So Panda! In this tutorial series, we are learning how to create a circle pop game where players have to pop circles. This game is being built with Corona SDK. If you are new to this series, I strongly

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Creating Circle Pop – Part 2

Creating Circle Pop – Part 2

Hello and welcome to another Corona SDK tutorial by That’s So Panda! In Part 1 of our tutorial series, we were introduced to a game called Circle Pop. In this introduction, we learned how the player will play the game, the functionality and the file structure. In

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Creating Circle Pop – Part 1

Creating Circle Pop – Part 1

Hello and welcome to another tutorial series for Corona SDK by That’s So Panda! In this series, we will explore simple game mechanics using the Corona SDK platform. Here’s an overview of what we will cover. How to save high scores How to load high scores How

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