Web App Development Overview

You can develop HTML5 Web Apps and submit them to the Amazon Appstore. Web Apps will run on Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire Tablets.

Options for Web App Development

Amazon supports several options for Web app development:

  • packaged app: a full-fledged client-side standards-based web application whose assets are bundled together in a ZIP archive for distribution.
  • hosted app: an application whose assets are hosted on a web server. Clients connect to the host and download the app’s assets to their device before being able to run the app.
  • HTML5 hybrid app: platform-native app that uses web content for the user interface.
  • AWV hybrid app: hybrid web app development that uses the Amazon WebView API for Fire OS.

Amazon Fire TV supports the additional option of using the Amazon Web App Starter Kit. See the links below for information about web app development for Fire Tablets and Amazon Fire TV.

Additional Information

Fire Tablets: Get Started with Web apps for Fire Tablets

Fire TV Get Started with Web apps for Fire TV

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