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Developing Applications for Amazon Kindle Devices
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Developing Applications for Amazon Kindle Devices

with Lee Brimelow

Video: Welcome

(MUSIC). Welcome to Developing Applications for Amazon Kindle Devices. My name is Lee Brimelow, and in this course, you will be learning all about how to develop Android applications that take advantage of the various Amazon-specific APIs that are available for Kindle devices. You'll learn things like how to integrate in-app purchasing allowing your users to seamlessly buy things directly inside your application.
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  1. 4m 26s
    1. Welcome
      1m 14s
    2. What you should know
      1m 53s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 19s
  2. 51m 34s
    1. Overview of the Amazon Appstore
      2m 13s
    2. Overview of Kindle devices
      2m 36s
    3. Registering as an Amazon developer
      5m 40s
    4. Setting up the Mac development environment
      8m 41s
    5. Setting up the Windows development environment
      13m 18s
    6. Installing the Amazon Mobile App SDK
      2m 30s
    7. Creating a Kindle virtual device
      5m 50s
    8. What you will be building
      3m 37s
    9. Creating the app on the developer portal
      7m 9s
  3. 1h 11m
    1. Understanding the In-App Purchasing API
      5m 44s
    2. Setting up your environment
      10m 9s
    3. Adding items to the developer portal
      7m 33s
    4. Setting up the Purchasing Observer
      8m 43s
    5. Implementing the response methods
      15m 56s
    6. Initiating in-app purchases
      14m 57s
    7. Testing in-app purchases
      8m 40s
  4. 50m 23s
    1. Overview of the GameCircle API
      2m 20s
    2. Creating items in the developer portal
      5m 37s
    3. Whitelisting your binary on a Mac
      6m 30s
    4. Whitelisting your binary on Windows
      7m 34s
    5. Setting up GameCircle
      12m 0s
    6. Implementing the leaderboard
      9m 49s
    7. Implementing an achievement
      6m 33s
  5. 21m 23s
    1. Setting up the Amazon Maps API
      6m 39s
    2. Building and testing your maps app
      14m 44s
  6. 36m 26s
    1. Overview of multiscreen development
      8m 9s
    2. Creating multiresolution graphics
      12m 56s
    3. Creating device-specific layouts
      7m 6s
    4. Handling the soft menu bar
      4m 18s
    5. Using the fullscreen modes
      3m 57s
  7. 28m 36s
    1. Targeting other devices
      6m 51s
    2. Preparing your app for publishing
      9m 16s
    3. Signing and exporting your application
      5m 6s
    4. Publishing on the developer portal
      7m 23s
  8. 6m 38s
    1. Downloading the Kindle sample apps
      2m 2s
    2. Additional Amazon services
      3m 44s
    3. Next steps
      52s

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Developing Applications for Amazon Kindle Devices
4h 31m Intermediate Mar 25, 2013

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In this course, Lee Brimelow introduces the Kindle Store and explains how to take your existing applications and tailor them to the Kindle environment. Learn about the three key APIs unique to Kindle: In-App Purchasing for selling digital content and subscriptions, GameCircle for creating leaderboards and registering achievements, and Maps, which adds interactive maps to most Kindle Fire tablets.

The course also covers multiscreen development and testing with the Kindle Emulator, as well as actual deployment to the Kindle store.

Subjects:
Developer Mobile Apps Games
Software:
Android Kindle
Author:
Lee Brimelow

Welcome

(MUSIC). Welcome to Developing Applications for Amazon Kindle Devices. My name is Lee Brimelow, and in this course, you will be learning all about how to develop Android applications that take advantage of the various Amazon-specific APIs that are available for Kindle devices. You'll learn things like how to integrate in-app purchasing allowing your users to seamlessly buy things directly inside your application.

Now, if you're interested in building games, I'll being covering how to add global leaderboards and achievements. And I'll be covering the Amazon Maps API allowing you to add location of where I'm mapping into your apps. You'll learn how to adapt and optimize your application for the different Kindle device models such as the Kindle Fire and the Kindle Fire HD. Finally, I'll cover how to actually publish your applications to the Amazon Appstore. So after finishing this course, you should have an excellent understanding of how to develop applications for Amazon Kindle Devices.

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