Amazon adds HTML5 Web-app support for Kindle Fire, Android
The company will now allow Web app developers to port their HTML5 programs directly to its Appstore.
Amazon is making it a bit easier for Web developers to bring their applications to mobile devices.
The company on Wednesday announced that its Appstore now supports HTML5 Web apps. According to Amazon, Web developers can port their Web apps directly to Amazon's Appstore without any additional coding. From there, the application is made available to Kindle Fire and Android users through Amazon's Appstore.
According to Amazon, it decided to offer Web-app support after developers complained that it was too difficult to port titles from the Internet to mobile products. Web developers looking to port titles would previously need to use additional software to convert their apps into native programs.