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How to make a character jump with Linear Force

How to make a character jump with Linear Force

Part 1 In this short video, you’ll learn how to make a character jump using Corona SDK. To make the character jump, you’ll learn how to require physics, start physics, and physic bodies to the game objects. At a minimum, you’ll need a blank project with Corona,

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Game Development with Corona SDK

Want to learn the right way to develop mobile games with Corona SDK? Take my course at Udemy.com! Here’s a link for 25% off – www.udemy.com/game-development-with-corona/?couponCode=25%25+Off Overview Have you ever wanted to learn how to build a mobile game? Then this course is for you! Game Development

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Move a Character on Screen Based on Touch

Move a Character on Screen Based on Touch

Hello and welcome to another Corona SDK tutorial by That’s So Panda! In today’s tutorial, we’ll learn how to move a character around the screen. For simplicity, I used rectangles and squares for this tutorial. Moving a character around the screen is useful for all sorts of

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App Store Optimization with SensorTower

As a developer, you may think that developing your app is the hardest part of app development. However, development is only half the battle. If you’re going to succeed in app development, your apps need to be optimized to make it easy for consumers to find them.

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How to Load and Save Data with Corona SDK

How to Load and Save Data with Corona SDK

In today’s post, we are going to learn how to load and save data with Corona SDK. This is an important lesson because you’ll want to save the player’s coins, level, status and more. Or, you might want to offer in-app purchases and if you do, you’ll

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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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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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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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