Corona SDK - Feature Requests/Feedback

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  1. Screen Record/Capture Video

    A feature should be added to record the devices screen, allowing it to be replayed later. This is necessary for game replays or can be used to edit and replay events that already happened.

    13 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • HTTPS support for socket.http

      this will allow synchronous rest calls

      3 votes
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        0 comments  ·  3rd Party Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Loading images at 16bit/8bit to reduce Texture Memory on big projects!

        There are a lot of tools that can help Corona devs reduce images size with no quality loss (TexturePacker, TinyPng...), the problem is that this advantage is useless in regards to TextureMemory!

        Corona automatically converts every image loaded to 32bit, thus limiting the ability to create very rich animated scenes!

        You should really want to include a feature that allow us to choose between 32/16/8 bit when loading images! This will help Corona devs to think bigger and produce even better apps!

        (plus: some other app sdks allready provide this features! Fill the gap Corona staff!!!)

        9 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 21 votes
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          • MoPub support

            Please support the MoPub ad framework in Corona. It has much higher income potential than any of the currently supported ad platforms.

            3 votes
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            • Nintendo 3DS development using CoronaSDK

              Develop apps for 3DS, as mentioned in the post below the 3DS is an ageing platform, but it would be great to know that there was a relationship between corona and Nintendo for future devices, as most app stores are flooded, the 3DS is still an open market and apparently Unity will never work on it, which is a great selling point for Corona and Corona development.

              https://forums.coronalabs.com/topic/57763-coronasdk-and-nintendo3ds-is-that-a-possibility/#entry298713

              7 votes
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              • negative and bigger then 1 values for anchor points

                Right now anchorX and anchorY only support values between 0 and 1. If we could use negative values, or values bigger than 1, we could create certain rotation or positioning effects a lot easier, without the need for displayGroups.

                4 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Draw smooth curves efficiently

                  It is impossible to make a paint app just like drawing carl, that user can draw smooth curves efficiently,

                  6 votes
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                  • add meshes support for spine

                    From the Spine official blog:


                    "On the runtime side of things, almost all of the runtimes are up to date with the latest editor features. Corona is yet unable to render meshes, but the Corona guys are working on that. LÖVE can render meshes, but hasn't been updated to do so yet. All the other runtimes are up to date and work great with IK, meshes, weights, bone flipping, etc."


                    Hopefully Corona Labs will sort this out as this isn't the best promotion for Corona.

                    15 votes
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                    • Antialiasing for drawn shapes (rounded rects, circles, ...)

                      Please re-introduce antialiasing for drawn shapes (rounded rects, circles, ...) in corona. Right now those shapes cannot be used because they look horrible without antialiasing.

                      12 votes
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                      • isBounceEnabled for webView

                        scrollView supports isBounceEnabled to enable/disable the bouncing effect when you reach the end of the scroll.

                        Corona API should support the same feature for webView.
                        It's really needed since some webapps break by scrolling past the end of "fixed" objects in the webview.

                        iOS 5.x+ supports it already with this simple command:
                        webView.scrollView.bounces = NO;

                        12 votes
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                        • Allow specification of email attachment's Content-id

                          In order to properly include an image inline of email message, we require content-id to be set on the attachment.
                          I think this would be an easy thing to implement and would allow sending proper emails.

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                          • system.getFrameID() or system.getTimerAtStartOfFrame()

                            It would occasionally be handy to know which frame it is.

                            For instance, we might want ask for something several times, but only need the same results (memoization). For that matter, we might not need them right away, or perhaps not at all (lazy evaluation).

                            When the logic also needs to be ready at a moment's notice, it can be difficult to have all the details in order.

                            If this situation arises on a per-frame basis, however, it can be built on top of a frame ID.

                            In a given piece of code, we might have some "last known ID"…

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                            • Allow widget theme imags to be excluded from build

                              Thread reference: https://forums.coronalabs.com/topic/57369-extraneous-gunk-in-apk/

                              Suggestion: For a project that does not use the widget library at all, allow it to specify (presumably in build.settings) that the widget theme images should be excluded from the build, thus saving approx 900K file size. For example:

                              -- somewhere in build.settings
                              -- defaulting to false if not present to preserve current functionality
                              excludeWidgetThemes = true,
                              -- (or reversing the logic to "includeWidgetThemes = false," defaulting to true - whichever suits)

                              Depending on the complexity of implementing, (for example, if requiring widgets become a plugin to fully implement), it would acceptable if this flag merely caused…

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                              • Extend facebook support to handle clients already logged in

                                The current Facebook API requires facebook.login() be called when the app starts to register a handler which forces the app to switch away to facebook then back. In the case where you are already logged in from a previous run of the app, this should not be necessary. Perhaps add a parameter to login which was the access token retrieved from a previous login to prevent a switch

                                7 votes
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                                • Support for Touch ID API

                                  Apple has a Touch ID API for authenticating users biometrically. I would love for Corona to support this API natively.

                                  Many thanks!

                                  3 votes
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                                  • WIFI P2P

                                    CAPABLITY OF CONNECTING TWO OR MORE PHONES WITHOUT NEED FOR SERVER OR ACCESS POINT VIA "WIFI DIRECT" TO MULTILPLAYER GAMES(WIFI P2P)

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Fix "elseif" bug indentation issue in CoronaEditor when using "Edit->Line->Reindent" to reformat existing code.

                                      Fix "elseif" bug indentation issue in CoronaEditor when using "Edit->Line->Reindent" to reformat existing code. Some code doesn't indent to the proper spacing when it comes across an "elseif" statement and causes all code to continue to indent out ad-infinitum.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • StartApp Ads

                                        Corona SDK should support startapp ads.

                                        8 votes
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                                        • I need Corona SDK for debian !! Help me please!!

                                          I need Corona SDK for debian !! Help me please!!

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