Corona SDK and other Game Development Tutorials
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Monthly archive for June 2013

Device Detection

Device Detection

As you know, Corona SDK is great cross-platform tool that allows developers to build once and publish everywhere. And recently, I was developing an app with Corona SDK that needed to operate differently based on the device the app was on. Basically, I needed to detect whether

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Word Shuffler

Word Shuffler

Test your skills with this word game that can’t be beat – Or can it? What will you say with the letters you’ve been given? In Word shuffler, get your favorite finger and simply swipe any which way on the game board to see words form before

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Unzipping files with php

Unzipping files with php

Recently, I’ve had to unzip a file using php. The code below takes advantage of the ZipArchive class and will extract a zipped file to the current directory. Here’s how. $zip = new ZipArchive; $res = $zip->open($filename); if ($res === TRUE) { $zip->extractTo(‘./’); $zip->close(); echo ‘Unzip was

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Using Regular Expressions

Using Regular Expressions

Below are some samples of how to use regular expressions with php.  Finding a Number in a String Here’s how you would find a number in a string with php, but will stop on the first match. Of course, make sure to wrap your code with the

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Regular Expressions

Regular Expressions

If you’re like me, then Regular Expressions can look like ancient greek. So, I’ve put together a list of commonly used phrases with a short explanation of how the expression can be used. Regular Expressions -> Regular Expression Definition An example of the regular expression. . ->

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Circle Pop – Game Template for Corona SDK

Circle Pop – Game Template for Corona SDK

Circle Pop, built with Corona SDK sellfy.com/p/Ag9c/ Circle Pop is a game where players touch a circle to ‘pop’ it. Whenever a circle is popped, the player will earn 1 point which is stored in a text file. Circle Pop is a great way to stop learning

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Removing Objects on Touch with Corona SDK

Removing Objects on Touch with Corona SDK

Welcome to another post by That’s So Panda! In today’s post, we’ll be learning how to remove objects by touching them with Corona SDK. I’ve seen a lot posts in the forum where developers just starting with Corona SDK asking how to remove objects based on a

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