Too busy to keep up with us at the Amazon Appstore? We've been busy too, from setting up object orchestration in GameMaker with Nathan Ranney to managing app permissions with Fire TV Gen 3. Read more to see what you missed!
Object orchestration is the act of controlling objects from inside another object. This is very useful for something like a “controller” object, which manages many things in your game. In this tutorial, guest blogger Nathan Ranney will walk you through the process of creating objects and setting up controls for them all from a controller object.
Starting with Android 6 (API 23), users can grant or revoke certain permissions to apps while they are running, instead of when they first install the app. This helps streamline the app install process for the user because they can install an app without setting permissions they don't want included. See how to access the new Amazon Fire TV permission settings in this post.
In Dev Chat – Short Answers to Big Questions, our series of short videos created by Amazon Appstore, developers of successful apps and games answer your questions in less than 90 seconds. waipu.tv launched its services in September 2016 and so far, it has generated more than 50,000 subscribers. How did German company EXARING AG, developers of waipu.tv, develop this user-centric TV experience? Find out in this edition of Dev Chat.
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