Free Corona SDK Code and Tips

I have a full video tutorial course on making Business Apps Using Corona SDK (a framework better known for making 2D games) but for people who look at it and are on the fence, I created an email list where they can get new Corona SDK tips and code every few days… …along with a sales pitch for the full … Read More

Programming Moai SDK with Corona Project Manager

For those people who are using CPM for Corona SDK but would like to dabble with Moai SDK, I’ve created a short video that shows how to use CPM with Moai: And yes, you can even use the free version of CPM for Moai SDK programming. See the Download page on that site.

iPad – Programming on the Go

While some folks continue to claim the iPad is a “consumption device” other people are using it for creation. And not just the artsy-fartsy types who use it for cool “finger paintings” but more and more programmers are getting into the act. Apple still has some rules in place that keep the iPad from being a total portable software studio, … Read More


I’m just starting work on a new product for game developers. While there are a lot of game development tools out there, I don’t think any of them are doing it right. Here are some of the best of the bunch (oh, I’m talking about 2D mobile development for the most part – 3D stuff is a whole other kettle … Read More

Mobile Game Development: Crash Course

On May 5th I’ll be teaching a 2-day course for beginners who want to get started in mobile game development. Have you ever wanted to create your own game for iPhone, iPad, or Android? This weekend course will show you exactly how to do that! Get all the details here: Mobile Game Development: Crash Course

Expanding the Niche

There’s a lot of be said about focusing on a specific niche, but if your niche is too narrow you may not have a large enough market to build the kind of business you really want. I’m kind of in that boat right now. My niche is game programmers who use the Corona SDK framework. But as wildly fanatic as … Read More

Miner or Merchant?

Everybody’s heard the best way to make money during a gold rush is to be the guy selling picks and shovels to the miners. Very few people will “strike it rich” but even the guys who lose their shirts need the tools to mine. I want to be a miner in the worst way — I daydream about what will … Read More

Keeping Secrets

A few years ago I met my family for lunch after they’d taken off to get me a birthday present. During lunch I was making guesses about what they might have gotten me and my son said, “Well, we didn’t get you a ukulele, that’s for sure.” My wife and I busted out laughing and he didn’t get what he’d … Read More