November 24, 2011

Lil' Birds

Hi folks, today we are very happy to brief you on something a bit aside from this blog’s default candy: We just got word from Villain that their newest game Lil’ Birds landed in the AppStore today. Lil’ Birds allows you to breed, pet, feed, collect and share birds to...

September 21, 2011

Say hello to the Starling Framework!

Hi folks, I’ve got some busy weeks behind me, working hard on Sparrow’s new sibling, the Starling Framework. I already hinted that a new project is in the works in the Cocos2D Podcast, and some forum members might have read some mysterious remarks on that topic, too. Well, I’m excited...

September 11, 2011

Kabaam is available

Hi everyone, Daniel has already teased this in the recent podcast about Sparrow ;-) but now it is official: Our fun little project Kabaam has hit the App Store today. Naturally it’s a single malt Sparrow App seasoned with just a little bit of UIKit. As if that wasn’t enough...

August 25, 2011

Sparrow-Framework.org hacked [solved]

Hi folks, some of you might have had an unpleasant surprise on their last visit of the Sparrow-Framework pages. They were welcomed not with a cute, innocent, little bird - but with this serious looking security guy: You can imagine how thrilled I was at his appearance! Well, the fact...

August 24, 2011

Sparrow on the Cocos2D Podcast!

Yes, you’ve read the title correctly! April 1st is long gone, so this is no joke! :-) (I considered adding a few pink and red hearts between the two logos - but perhaps this would have been a little too cheesy *g*.) Mohammad Azam and Steffen Itterheim, the creators of...

August 13, 2011

New tutorials: Textures, PVRTC, Auto-rotation

There are some topics that pop up regularly in the forum. Instead of answering them over and over again in the forum, I thought it would be a good idea to take the time to write extensive tutorials on those issues! The place for those tutorials is, of course, the...

July 10, 2011

User's corner: Caribbean Treasures

After Go Usagi!, I’m proud to present another post in the “user’s corner” series! Today, the Ukrainian developer Kostya Teterin writes about his experiences when developing the puzzle game “Caribbean Treasures” for the iPhone. Thanks for taking the time to write that article, Kostya! Who are you? My name is...