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Brian Burton (Dr. Burton)
Works at Abilene Christian University
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lives in Abilene, TX
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Ready to improve you Lua programming?
New tutorials available on Lua

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New tutorials available on Learning Lua. Learn everything from basic setup to working with modules, closures, and passing arguments.
Great for anyone using #CoronaSDK #Lumberyard #Love2D
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+Brian Burton shares insights into COPPA and CalOPPA awareness increases on Gamasutra http://ubm.io/1l6CjnE
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Burtons Media Group has released two free casual games to the iTunes store.  Both apps are also available for Android on Amazon and Google Play stores.
Sea Blurp:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sea-blurp/id879905679

5 Second Frenzy:
itunes.apple.com/us/app/5-second-frenzy/id880726851
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released Burton media groups first game! check it out!
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Check out our new free Android app! Now available in Google Play!
Dive into the fun with the all new Sea Blurp game! In an under the sea adve...
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Brush up on Lua. Covers everything from getting started, passing parameters, recursion, functions, methods, and even metamethods!
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Publishing apps just got a whole lot easier now that Corona is FREE! http://coronalabs.com/pricing/  #coronasdk #gamedev
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We have been working on my next project, a multiplayer ebook & game, in my spare time. We have both a turn-based and real-time project in development.
I had originally planed to use Photon by Exit Games, but after playing with http://coronium.io/ for a bit, it is my cloud middleware/backend tool of choice. Chris has done an incredible job on building a very useful system.  Working on my EC2 installation on AWS and Digital Ocean!
Extend Your Apps. Easily create Lua cloud modules for your Corona® SDK applications and games, adding cloud functionality like analytics, data objects, user managment, and more. Deploy Coronium as a Amazon EC2 instance or DigitalOcean droplet now. Amazon EC2 Install DigitalOcean Install ...
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Thanks Dr. Burton. Really appreciate it.
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Burtons Media Group has released two free casual games to the iTunes store.  Both apps are also available for Android on Amazon and Google Play stores.
Sea Blurp:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sea-blurp/id879905679

5 Second Frenzy:
itunes.apple.com/us/app/5-second-frenzy/id880726851
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Free casual game for Android!
Dive into the fun with the all new Sea Blurp game! In an under the sea adve...
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Check out our new mobile game for Android devices!
5 Second Frenzy is a fast paced collection of mini games that will challeng...
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Work
Occupation
Professor/Author/Game Developer
Employment
  • Abilene Christian University
    Associate Professor, 2007 - present
  • Burtons Media Group
    CEO, 2010 - present
  • Missouri State University
    Asst. Professor, 2003 - 2007
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Currently
Abilene, TX
Previously
Middletown, IN - Ava, MO - Fort Worth, TX
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Introduction
Author and teacher of Mobile App Development with Corona SDK, Digital Entertainment courses. 
Bragging rights
Author of "Mobile App Development with Corona SDK" which is helping to pay for two kids in college.
Education
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, 2001 - 2008
  • Missouri State University
    Educational Administration, 1997 - 1999
  • Missouri State University
    Computer Information Systems, 1999
  • Abilene Christian University
    Computer Information Systems/Secondary Education Minor in Computer Science, 1990 - 1992
  • Ball State University
    Management Information Systems, 1984 - 1989
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