Kwiksher today introduces Kwik 1.0, their plugin for Adobe Photoshop CS5 that simplifies the creation of interactive, animated content for both iOS and Android devices. Perfect for designers and illustrators who want to create comics, magazines, and interactive books, Kwik allows users to easily add buttons and animations to static Photoshop compositions. The plugin provides many of the basic sound, camera, and animation capabilities of Adobe Flash or Director without ever leaving Photoshop.
Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Developer program has added Ansca Mobile’s Corona SDK as one of the recommended frameworks for development of NOOK Apps on NOOK Color. The move comes at the same time as Barnes & Noble has made a major update to the NOOK Color Reader’s Tablet. Barnes & Noble stated that Corona’s demonstrated ease and speed for developers to create high-performance apps was the reason the company added it as a featured development tool for NOOK Developer users.
California based Ansca Mobile today released Corona SDK, a new version of its Mac-based industry standard mobile development platform. With Corona SDK, developers can write code once and build apps and games for both iOS and Android at the touch of a button. The new release includes new APIs that support, among other functionality, OpenAL audio, Facebook integration and MapView.