April 2, 2012

User's corner: Ghost Catcher

It has been a while since our last post in the "Users's Corner" series! This time, Paul Malolepsy did us the favor of describing his experiences with Sparrow in Alki Lab's latest game. Who Are You? I am Paul Malolepsy, co-founder of Alki Labs. I've been playing and building video...

March 30, 2012

The Big Sparrow Tutorial for Beginners

This tutorial is for everyone who wants to create a Sparrow game. It is a comprehensive introduction for beginners and sheds a light on best practices using the example of a small game. Read this 101 and you are up and running in no time! In this article we will...

March 22, 2012

Sparrow's new Scaffold Project

I already mentioned it in the release article: Sparrow 1.3 contains a powerful new Scaffold Project. Take this project as the starting point of your game, and many tasks suddenly become super-simple. To make sure everybody can work with that scaffold, I have now created a very extensive series of...

March 14, 2012

How to deploy iOS apps to the iPhone via the command line

In a productive development environment it's usually a good idea to think about the automation of recurring processes like compiling, testing and deploying development code to test devices. For iOS apps this becomes a pain as soon as you develop outside Xcode: That's why this article explains how to deploy...

March 7, 2012

Sparrow 1.3

With all the buzz about Starling, our first-born bird has felt somewhat neglected during the last months. Actually, I think he was starting to get a little jealous of his new sister bird! I must say I agree with him: Sparrow's last update was in the middle of last year,...

March 5, 2012

Powered By Logos

Good news everyone, I just finished the official "Powered By" badges for the birds! They are available in the standard bright side colors and in a dark side fashion for those who like to paint it black. Click on a badge to follow the direct link to the image: Bright...

February 29, 2012

Starling 1.0 - Ready for Mobile!

Some of you will already have noticed it: Starling silently went "1.0" with the launch of the new website. As the new logo clearly indicates, our young bird has left the eggshell and is looking for adventures in the real world! But that's not all: at the beginning of this...