Corona - Feature Requests/Feedback

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  1. ZeroMQ expect!

    expect zmq support !
    ZeroMQ (also spelled ØMQ, 0MQ or ZMQ) is a high-performance asynchronous messaging library

    4 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Plugins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Nintendo Switch Support

      Now that it has been confirmed that the Nintendo Switch will allow for games that only support the touchscreen - http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-02-27-nintendo-switch-has-its-first-touchscreen-only-game - it seems like a good time to bring up the question of Corona support.

      Obviously supporting new platforms is a massive undertaking, however, it would be great to know if this is even considered a possibility?

      With the support for touchscreen-only games and the fact that Unity will be supporting the Switch, I can imagine a lot of previously mobile-only games finding a new home on the console.

      96 votes
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      • rtsp

        Real Time Streaming Protocol support

        4 votes
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        • TLS 1.2 as default on Android below 5.0

          Security update

          As we know old standard as TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 are insecure

          Actually Corona support the secure TLS 1.2 and it's perfect

          The real problem born when you install your secure app on a device with Android version below 5.0
          These Android version support TLS 1.2, but it is not set as default protocol.

          So the feature request it's to force the use of protocol TLS 1.2 also in the older Android version (below 5.0)

          It's really important for any business app using security

          Thank you

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            1 comment  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • create a system.setLocationMinTime() to complement the system.setLocationThreshold for the GPS battery management.

            The Android Location Manager uses a minTime and minDistance combination in the requestLocationUpdates methods to determine how often to send a location event. Currently, you use the system.setLocationThreshold (according to docs) to set the minDistance between events. I understand that you currently hardcode the minTime to 1000. Allowing the minTime to be set through a system.setLocationMinTime() would greatly simplify gps capabilities.

            2 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Maps to work on OS X and Windows desktop as it does on mobile.

              It would be great if maps would work seamlessly on OS X and Windows Desktop as it does on mobile. With the ability to add markers etc...

              8 votes
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              • "Better" support for "native" Desktop Plugin development via Enterprise

                As of right now you can build native Desktop Plugins but there many things missing that would make it easier. Note this is not referring to shared plugins like the zip plugin or open ssl plugin. Nor is it pure lua plugins.
                1.Samples, if you look inside the Corona Enterprise right now there are a ton of sample for iOS and Android and there are a ton of open sourced plugins for mobile i.e https://github.com/coronalabs/plugins-source but there is practically no sample for desktop. Maybe open source the new Steam Plugin.
                2.Documentation, sure there are lots of forums posts from the…

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                • 5 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Waiting for process

                    I want to wait process when call some Web Service or REST or Process. When finish and return result it's will be to execute next statement of code. (such as async / await in C# or DoEvents in VB)

                    Big Thank.

                    5 votes
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                    • Jailbreak detection

                      Give us a way to detect if the device is jailbroken.

                      6 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow sprite path deformation, akin to rect or mesh

                        This is related, BUT NOT EQUIVALENT, to this other request already marked completed:

                        http://feedback.coronalabs.com/forums/188732-corona-sdk-feature-requests-feedback/suggestions/3720595-2-5d-sprite-control-quad-control-setting-corne

                        Specifically, add path deformation to *SPRITES*, which the Graphics 2.0 engine does NOT currently support. (the other request asks for the same thing, but failed to obtain it, and marked as complete even though sprites do NOT support path deformation)

                        The current Graphics 2.0 engine allows path deformation of quads (as created with display.newRect(), new Image(), display.newImageRect()) and recently meshes, but does not allow path deformation of sprites (as created with display.newSprite())

                        Please expose either: properties (akin to x1/y1..x4/y4 as used by quads) or methods (akin…

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                        • Hi~ Add WIFI module ESP8266 control plugin APP Thanks~

                          Hi~ Add WIFI module ESP8266 control plugin APP Thanks~

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Plugins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Full Orientation Support for CoronaCards

                            Add support to CoronaCards to change orientation in the same way as standard Corona apps do

                            2 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support logging in app purchases in Flurry

                              In order to get revenue data into Flurry, one needs to use the logPurchase() method instead of the logEvent() method. Currently Corona only supports the logEvent() method.
                              https://developer.yahoo.com/flurry/docs/analytics/lexicon/revenue/

                              3 votes
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                              • timely support of new Android target SDKs (because Google really wants this!)

                                the newest target SDK should be supported very fast because Google wants this. It is essential for an app to be considered for a feature on Google Play.

                                8 votes
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                                • enterFrame events fired on display objects

                                  Right now it is only possible to listen to enterFrame events on the Runtime object. This makes it hard to propagate this event to all display objects needing to update their game logic on a per-frame basis.

                                  Firstly, the enterFrame listeners need to be removed when the display objects "die", secondly, they also need to be removed/paused when a composer scene hides, and attached again when the scene shows.

                                  It would be much better to have enterFrame events being dispatched to display objects, only when the scene they belong to is currently shown.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Box2D: Add body and general functions

                                    I've been following a box2d tutorial for buoyancy and it uses the body function "GetLinearVelocityFromWorldPoint". Could we get an equivalent to this or "GetLinearVelocityFromLocalPoint" function. I know they would be useful for other applications other than the buoyancy tutorial.

                                    Also, there is a setter function for the simulation scale, but there is no getter. (physics.setScale, but no physics.getScale)

                                    This is the link for the tutorial:
                                    http://www.iforce2d.net/b2dtut/buoyancy

                                    This is a link for a video on my progress on Corona:
                                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_1KvZUoBBo

                                    1 vote
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                                    • Ability to empty a GroupObject in a single method call.

                                      In a tight loop, I've found that iterating a GroupObject and removing children can be quite expensive when there are a lot of child objects (think 500-1000), could we have a method like group:clear() or group:empty() to remove all of the elements quickly in the native side of things?

                                      7 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • APNG Anim PNG

                                        APNG will realy help us to do lighter apps.
                                        It's a not very use but very powerfull. It's between PNG and GIF

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Native Dialog (Select Dialog, Multi Select Dialog, Input Dialog)

                                          Please add, android ios more native dialog, now only using alert dialog but business app need, select dialog, multi select dialog or input dialog.

                                          11 votes
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