One way to speed up your app’s development by using frameworks. Frameworks allow you to work with existing code libraries, so you don’t have to create these libraries yourself. These libraries perform functions such as rendering objects in 3D or connecting to external services. Cross-platform frameworks can help you create platform-agnostic apps, meaning you only have to create an app once before deploying it to different types of devices. Now that you have a well-rounded idea of the end-product you are hoping to create, choosing a framework that best meets your needs will be a lot easier.
Features to consider
When choosing which framework is right for your game, you want to look for the following:
- Collision, physics, and handles inputs. These will help speed up the development process.
- Documentation and an active community for any questions that will inevitably arise.
- UI that matches your skill level. For beginners, you will want to look for drag and drop solutions. More seasoned developers might prefer to have low-level access.
- Multi-platform distribution, allowing you to deliver your new game on as many devices as possible.
Game frameworks with Fire OS support
If you are looking to build a game you can publish on Amazon’s Appstore, you’ll need to look for frameworks with support for creating Fire OS or Generic Android APKs. Here is a list of frameworks that already supports Fire OS out of the box:
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