Goodbye AppGratis and Unlock by Batch!

AppGratis Let’s spend a moment to say goodbye to our beloved AppGratis and unlocking campaigns! Yes, sadly, these two services, which during the past years have been very helpful to us Android indie devs, are now shut down for good. On February 15th, 2017, AppGratis, after 7 years of hard work shut down their service. […]

Game Maker Studio Tutorial – How to fix lint errors while building for Android

Hello there! During these days a lot of fellow developers are asking me some hints for fixing their lint errors while exporting for Android using Game Maker Studio. Sincerely I’ve had the same problem and around the web there are just a few clues about this issue, so I decided to write this simple tutorial, hoping […]

Game Maker Studio Android Native extension – Deep Link

Hello there! Deep Linking is quite an important feature we may want to have in our applications. It allows users to open our application, or sub-menu of our application just by an external link or button from another Application. This may come handy when working with App Promotion or Incentivized installation services which will require […]

Game Maker Studio Android Native extension – Input Text

Hi there! Often we need the user to input some text for getting a nickname, age, friend number, any ID, or maybe a promotional code for unlocking some rewards. Well, in these cases we can choose to create a soft keyboard by ourselves, which is a long and tedious process or to show the Android […]

Game Maker Studio Android Native Extension – Close Game Popup

Hello there! Handling the Back Button within your game is really important. Google offers its navigation guidelines, for giving the users always the same experience. Check them here: Regarding the back button, it should close any window, message or popup, and it should bring the navigation back until the main menu. Once there, by […]