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Corona SDK Mobile Game Development by Michelle M. Fernandez

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Chapter 1. Getting Started With Corona SDK

Before we jump right into coding some simple games, we need to install and run the necessary programs that will make our applications come to life. Corona SDK is primarily a 2D development engine. If you've had experience developing for iOS or Android, you will find the experience working with Corona refreshing and simple to use. In no time you'll be creating finished products to distribute on the iPhone App Store and Google Play Store.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Set up Corona SDK on Mac OS X and Windows
  • Install Xcode for Mac OS X
  • Create a Hello World program in two lines
  • Add devices in the iOS Provisioning Portal
  • Load an application to an iOS device
  • Load an application to an Android device

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