To reach BlackBerry customers and more, go Amazon

Android Development

NOTE: Dates and Times have been updated below.

BlackBerry Dev Go Amazon

We posted earlier about our Amazon Appstore licensing deal. We’re happy to provide additional assistance to help you to take advantage of this exciting new opportunity.

A three-part webcast series

We have three insightful webcasts designed to help you fully understand the benefits of the Amazon Developer Program, get practical advice from BlackBerry and Amazon experts, and have your questions answered in a live Q&A. Each webcast will be approximately an hour in length. Register today to make sure you have all the information you need to get started.

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Introduction to the Amazon Developer Program – August 26, 2 PM ET

Join us for our first webcast where we’ll provide an overview of the Amazon developer program and answer all your questions on how you can access BlackBerry customers and more. Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • Amazon Ecosystem Overview
  • Amazon Appstore Basics
  • Amazon Mobile SDK Overview
  • Amazon Devices Overview
  • Amazon Devices Compatibility
  • Developer Support

How to get your apps into the Amazon Appstore – August 28, 2 PM ET

This webcast will deliver practical advice, including “gotchas” and “how-tos” for Android, HTML5 and AIR developers. We’ll have experts on hand with Android, HTML5 and AIR expertise to help you get your app into the Amazon Appstore. Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • Testing your .apk for the Amazon Appstore
  • Getting your app into the Amazon Appstore
  • Coding for different devices, tablet, smartphone, TV
  • How to take your BlackBerry HTML5 app to Amazon
  • How to take your BlackBerry AIR app to Amazon
  • How to take your BlackBerry Android App to Amazon

Amazon Developer Expert Q&A – September 4, 2 PM ET
Did you have any challenges bringing your BlackBerry app to Amazon? We want to help you get them resolved and your app into the store. Attend this webcast to have all of your questions about the Amazon Appstore and Amazon Developer Program answered by the experts. This webcast will be completely focused on Q&A.

Get started now

Both BlackBerry and Amazon are committed to providing support to help developers migrate their BlackBerry apps to the Amazon Appstore this summer. Check out the Amazon Developer website to see all the resources available to you or go straight to the link for your development platform:

> Resources for Android™ developers: https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/platforms/android-fireos

> Resources for HTML5 developers: https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/platforms/webapps

It’s free to register for the Amazon Developer Program — you pay nothing to create an account, use Amazon APIs or submit apps. Get started now.

Get more in the Amazon Appstore

We’re really excited about all the amazing opportunities that the Amazon Appstore offers BlackBerry developers:

  • 500,000 free mobile ad impressions with Appstore Developer Select
  • Amazon Coins incentives to reward customers and improve conversion
  • The opportunity to participate in Amazon’s Free App of the Day promotion<

So what are you waiting for? Get started today to get in front of BlackBerry customers and more in the Amazon Appstore.

About Donny Halliwell

Donny is a Social Media Marketing lead and Editor for the Inside BlackBerry blogs. There's no disputing, #TeamBlackBerry is awesome. I'm pumped to have the opportunity to talk with you and bring you the latest and greatest from Inside BlackBerry every day. In my spare time, I can be found helping entrepreneurs and startup companies grow their business. I spend the rest, obsessing over the auto industry, or enjoying music. Follow me on Twitter or Google+

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