Join Lee Brimelow for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up the Amazon Maps API, part of Developing Applications for Amazon Kindle Devices.
So if you use a Kindle device, one of the things you don't have access to is Google …Maps, because it's not available on the Amazon App store. …Well luckily, Amazon also has a maps API. It's extremely similar to the Google Maps …API, which makes it very nice if you're familiar with the Google Maps API, and …it's also really easy to port an application using Google Maps, to Amazon …Maps. So, we're not going to try to incorporate …maps into the Spin-it application so let's just go ahead and just create a new …app. I'm just going to put in the bare bones …here. Amazon, Maps.…
I'm just going to do what's required. Tablet, category, we'll just say Cooking. …Doesn't really matter. Use default support information, and …click Save. So now, at this point, if we go to this …Maps link, you can see that it says this app has no registrations. …So when you want to actually test the Amazon Maps API, locally during …development, you need to add a Debug Registration, and we'll get to this in a …little bit. But it's essentially going to be the …
The course also covers multiscreen development and testing with the Kindle Emulator, as well as actual deployment to the Kindle store.
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Preparing for Development
2. Integrating In-App Purchasing
3. Using the GameCircle API
4. Using the Amazon Maps API
5. Multiscreen Development
6. Preparing to Publish
Targeting other devices6m 51s
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