Corona Geek #35 – Hanging out with Spelling Test developer, Brian Park

Corona Geek #35 – Hanging out with Spelling Test developer, Brian Park

Corona GeekThis week, we hung out with Spelling Test developer, Brian Park. Spelling Test is the #1 rated spelling app for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and NOOK. Brian shared how his app was originally developed using X-Code and Objective-C and how after much personal expense and effort he ultimately decided to rewrite Spelling Test himself using Corona SDK. Even though Brian doesn’t consider himself a programmer, he’s developed an extremely popular cross platform educational app with many advanced features including a completely custom keyboard that suppresses spelling correction when taking tests. Watch/listen to the full hangout for more details.

Also joining us on the developer panel were Ed Maurina, Dean Murphy, and Matthew Chapman.



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Thank you for watching, we’ll see you on next week’s Corona Geek hangout!

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Charles McKeever

Charles McKeever is a life long computer geek who enjoys exploring technologies to understand how they work, how they can be smashed together, and how they can be used to fuel entrepreneurial endeavors.

  • E Johnson
    Posted at 19:33h, 16 April

    Charles, Thanks for bringing us another great guest this week in Brian whose app-development journey through trials and resolves is exemplary and not to be missed.

    Brian, Congratulations to you and your visions and success in!

  • David
    Posted at 13:08h, 17 April

    That was a very informative video. Great job!

  • Charles McKeever
    Posted at 08:25h, 18 April

    E Johnson and David, thank you both for watching and supporting the show. Brian did a great job telling his developer story. He also shared some great tips. It’s inspiring to hear the creativity of others. My favorite part was when he talked about giving the app away for free as a marketing tool to attract customers to his online subscription service. That’s a really smart idea. Maybe we can get Brian back on once he’s had a chance to get the subscription piece completed.

  • Brian Park
    Posted at 10:32h, 18 April

    Hi everybody, it was a lot of fun to participate in the hangout. As a side note, some users have visited my site and contacted me with questions which I’ve answered. Feel free to post your questions here or email and if I can help I will.

    I’m happy to update everybody once the subscription service launches.

  • Charles McKeever
    Posted at 11:35h, 18 April

    Thanks Brian. Feel free to start a thread in the forum. It will be easier for everyone to keep up with and everyone else will be able to follow along 🙂

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