Join Lee Brimelow for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the fullscreen modes, part of Developing Applications for Amazon Kindle Devices.
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So as we've been building our Spin It game, we've been running it in fullscreen …mode, which is pretty typical for games, because you want the user to be totally …engaged and not distracted by any operating system UI. …But on the Kindle platform, you have two different options for fullscreen that I …wanted to show you now. So I've created just a blank project and …inside of the Manifest file, I'm using the same theme as we are in Spin It. …It's just DeviceDefault.NoActionBar.Fullscreen.…
Now, I have this app running on the emulator, and you can see essentially, my …activity is completely filling the screen. …But I have this little thumb down here which I can click on to access the …Softkey Toolbar and also the Notifications Title bar at the top. …And then again, if I click on my application, it'll go away. …So you have this easy way to get at these navigation and these different toolbars. …But that's not always what you want and there's another option that we can use.…
So I'm going to modify this to remove the Fullscreen, so it's just going to be …
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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