Amazon Developer Portal Refreshed
Written by Alex Denham   
Thursday, 16 January 2014

Amazon.com has opened a new-look portal that aims to help developers create Android apps for its Appstore and take advantage of its cross-platform APIs with the help of better tools and documentation.

In a blog post about the redesign, Amazon’s Mark Hines said the new portal

“improves the look and feel of the site and helps you save time when planning, building, and submitting applications to the Amazon Appstore.”

 amazonportal

(Click to enlarge)

 

When you develop an Android app, you can get it tested for Appsstore compatibility easily by dropping it into the updated testing widget in the portal, with the results being returned straight away. Once it’s fully compatible, you can create a free developer account and submit it using the Developer Console.

 

You can also use the portal to download the Amazon Mobile App SDK. The free download gives you access to APIs and services for Android and iOS. The new site also has more resources including documentation, development tools, marketing tips, promotional tools, videos, case studies, blog posts and a schedule of upcoming training events.

 

One useful improvement is the addition of a page where you can find all of the Amazon Appstore APIs, and see their compatible platforms. The page links to more detailed information including documentation, sample code and plug-in information for each service.

 

Game developers have their own similar dedicated page, with links to game engine plug-ins and cross-platform APIs that can help you maximize revenue from In App Purchasing. Other pages are aimed at HTML5, iOS, and PC and Mac game developers.

If you don't want to go immediately to the Amazon Developer Portal, this video introduces it:

 

More Information

Amazon Developer Portal

Related Articles

Amazon Appstore Now Accepting HTML5 Apps

Kindle Fire Top Android Tablet

Amazon Appstore Opens in Europe

 

To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, install the I Programmer Toolbar, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Linkedin,  or sign up for our weekly newsletter.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Banner


Tweet-a-Program
20/09/2014

Wolfram has invented a very nice publicity stunt. All you have to do is create a program in no more than 140 characters and tweet it to see it run.



Windows Not 9 But 10
01/10/2014

The next version of Windows has just been presented to the world and  the biggest surprise is that it is to be called Windows 10 rather than the more logical Windows 9.


More News

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 January 2014 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2014 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.