Tuesday May 14, 2013

Corona SDK Lua IDE on the NetBeans Platform

The Corona SDK lets you build rich mobile apps for iOS, Android, Kindle, and Nook. The Corona SDK uses Lua as its programming language. Lua Glider has been created by M.Y. Developers LLC on the NetBeans Platform and NetBeans IDE as an advanced IDE for Corona SDK professionals and beginners alike. Lua Glider's latest release is 1.9, released 11 May 2013.

Its many features include an advanced debugger, variables explorer, call stack, adaptive auto-complete, built in documentation, real-time breakpoints, split screen support, asset preview, simulator remote, theme switcher, and much more.

YouTube has several videos on Lua Glider (previously known as Corona Cider), including this very inspiring introduction:

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Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.


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