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Build an Android App and Submit it to the Amazon Appstore for Android; Get $50 AWS Credit

by Jeff Barr | on | in Mobile | | Comments

Do you have an idea for a cool and powerful Android application that can make use of one or more AWS services (preferably using the AWS SDK for Android)?

If so, now is the time to design and code the application and submit it to the Amazon Appstore via the Appstore Developer Program. All valid Android apps submitted between now and November 15, 2011 are eligible to receive a $50 promotion code (AWS credit).

The AWS SDK for Android gives you access to the storage, database, and messaging services that you’ll need to build some very interesting apps.

AWS Evangelist Matt Wood has recorded a really nice video with more information about developing applications for Android:

Read more about the promotion, and get going now!

— Jeff;

PS – I’m looking forward to see what you come up with. I recently traded in my well-worn BlackBerry for a shiny new Droid 3 and I need some really interesting stuff to run on it.