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Amazon Fire Phone and Fire TV Workshop- DC

Modev and ACT

Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Amazon Fire Phone and Fire TV Workshop- DC

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Includes food, drinks, SDK training and giveaways!
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If you’re in the Washington D.C. area, please come out and join Amazon Appstore for a workshop on building apps and games for Fire phone and Fire TV.  Learn more on how to get your app into the living room or create apps that respond in all new ways. This MoDev exclusive event is on Saturday, July 12 from 10am-4pm. Bring your laptops and join Amazon Developer Evangelists and Fire phone product experts for a hands-on workshop designed to get you started with Fire Phone and Fire TV.

Whether you have an existing app or are looking to launch a new app, this is an opportunity to work directly with our team for hands-on development support. Plus, you can test your apps on Fire phone and Fire TV.

10:00AM – 10:30AM  Check-In & Breakfast
10:30AM-11:30AM     Fire TV Overview
11:30AM-1:00PM    Getting Started with Fire TV
1:00PM-1:30PM    Lunch
1:30PM-2:30PM Fire Phone Overview
2:30PM-4:00PM    Getting Started with Fire Phone

Doors will be open at 9:30am.

Program Details: 

Fire TV

  • Introduction to Fire TV
  • Best practices for developing for the 10-foot experience 
  • Working with the remote & controllers
  • Setting up your environment & publishing to the Amazon Appstore

Fire Phone

  • Introduction to Fire phone
  • Exploring the Dynamic Perspective SDK
  • Connecting the phone to the physical world with Firefly
  • Setting up your environment & publishing to the Amazon Appstore

Amazon technical evangelists will be present to answer questions and troubleshoot any bugs.  Amazon Fire TV devices will be available for testing.

Giveaways + Gaming Fun & Happy Hour!

We'll cap the afternoon with giveaways, gaming and a happy hour for attendees and evangelists to network.   

Developer Resources: 

Download the Amazon Fire Phone and TV SDKs and find additional Fire Phone and Fire TV resource here.


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When & Where

1101 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209

Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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About ACT:

ACT is an international grassroots advocacy and education organization representing more than 5,000 small and mid-size app developers and information technology firms. It is the only organization focused on the needs of small business innovators from around the world. ACT advocates for an environment that inspires and rewards innovation while providing resources to help its members leverage their intellectual assets to raise capital, create jobs, and continue innovating. In addition to its small business membership, ACT and ACT 4 Apps has several Sponsor Members including Apple, AT&T, BlackBerry, eBay, Facebook, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, PayPal, VeriSign, and Verizon.

About Modev: 

Modev is a community based organization that facilitates meetups, conferences, special events and training for developers, designers and marketers of fast-paced technologies. Visit our website here and check out our local meetups: DC, NY, LA, Austin, Rhode Island, Atlanta, and Denver

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