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Learn Mobile Application Development Textbook

Posted by Dr. Burton on January 25, 2012 in Android, Corona, Education, iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, Mobile |

Texas has recently added Mobile Application Development to the approved curriculum for high school students beginning in the academic year 2012-2013.  This is a very exciting development for high school students in Texas and, assuming other states follow suit, across the U.S. and potentially the world (okay, yes, I like to think big!). After carefully […]

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Mobile App Development with Corona Now on Kindle

Posted by Dr. Burton on January 21, 2012 in Android, Corona, iPad, iPhone, Mobile |

After a great deal of demand (and insistence from my wife) and reformatting assistance from my editor/daughter, I’ve been able to make the first 12 chapters of Mobile App Development with Corona available for the Kindle device through Amazon.  Due to how Amazon structures it’s pricing, I was forced to break the book into parts. […]

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Major update to Texture Packer

Posted by Dr. Burton on October 31, 2011 in Android, Corona, Flash CS5, Game Development, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile |

There has been a major update to the Texture Packer software produced by Andreas Löw.  You might recall that I have mentioned Andreas’ software previously to simplify making sprites for your mobile apps. There are 25 new features included in Texture Packer including: New layout of the left side panel allowing easier change of exporter […]

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Getting Started in Game Development

Posted by Dr. Burton on July 8, 2011 in Android, Corona, Education, Flash CS5, Game Development, iPad, iPhone, Java Tutorials, Mobile, Unity3D |

I am regularly asked by many people, especially high school students, what they need to do/learn to get ready to make games.  My advice is don’t wait until your in college to start learning to make games.  Start now!  With hard work, focus, and dedication, you can have your first game published before you leave […]

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Kwik for Photoshop Makes Mobile App Easy with Corona SDK

Posted by Dr. Burton on July 4, 2011 in Android, Corona, Game Development, iPad, iPhone, Mobile |

Kwik is an Adobe Photoshop plugin that allows you to add animation, videos, sounds, rollover effects, buttons, and much more, all in Photoshop and export the results as a finished mobile app.  This product is what the artists have been waiting for!  Now they can create the complete app in Photoshop with no coding (though […]

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LevelHelper and SpriteHelper for Corona Game Development

Posted by Dr. Burton on July 4, 2011 in Android, Corona, Game Development, iPad, iPhone, Mobile |

“Wow!” was my first thought when I opened up LevelHelper.  After playing with level helper for just a few minutes, I began to get seriously excited about the next sprite based game that I would be making (LevelHelper will be a featured app in my next book on Game Development with Corona).  Combined with SpriteHelper, […]

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Texture Packer for Corona

Posted by Dr. Burton on July 3, 2011 in Android, Corona, Game Development, iPad, iPhone, Mobile |

Texture Packer takes your sprites and packs them, with incredible results!  It is capable of dramatically reducing your file size and packing more sprites into a single sheet.  Texture Packer also will perform trimming, removing excess transparent pixels from the borders of your sprites.  If you’re working with sprites for your games, don’t pass up […]

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Physics Editor for Corona

Posted by Dr. Burton on July 3, 2011 in Android, Corona, Game Development, iPad, iPhone, Mobile |

Physics editor Have you ever spent far too much time trimming and cropping an object?  I know I have, and I really don’t have time to waste on such a basic function.  Then there is the whole concave/convex concern for physics engines!  Physics Editor removes all those concerns.  In just a drag and few clicks […]

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Mobile App Development with Corona Book

Posted by Dr. Burton on June 30, 2011 in Android, Corona, Game Development, iPad, iPhone, Mobile |

Mobile App Development with Corona: Getting started is very near completion.  It is now available as an early release purchase through the Books tab at the top of the page.. I have created this book to be used as a textbook, and  I will be releasing it as a textbook and a resource book in […]

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Crawl space for Corona SDK

Posted by Dr. Burton on June 28, 2011 in Android, Corona, iPad, iPhone, Mobile |

Crawl space is the swiss army knife of app development.  It is a free download made available by Adam Buchweitz of Crawl Space Games.  The features list reads like a wish list for most developers: Timers, popups, background music control, table printing, paragraph control for text, help functionality, fade in and out, the list of […]

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