So, you’re building an Android app, and you want to make it available on the Amazon Appstore. You’re going to have to integrate all the necessary Amazon APIs into your app, and that could take a long time. Rather, it used to as Amazon has just introduced a new tool that makes it easier to develop apps for its appstore.
Amazon announced today the availability of its Mobile App SDK Eclipse Plugin. The software is currently in beta, but it should “increase your productivity in developing apps and games for distribution on Amazon.” It works by generating the “appropriate config entries for the APIs you select,” and then “copies over the relevant API jar files.” Amazon says you can also use the tool to quickly undo API integration without affecting the original Eclipse project.
Here’s some more additional details about Amazon’s new Eclipse plugin:
If you need help in obtaining the Eclipse plugin, hit up Amazon’s help site. It has all the information you need. If you’re feeling especially helpful, you can also fill out this survey on what you think of the product in its current beta form.