Introduction

The Amazon Kindle Fire is one of the most exciting and popular new Android devices available to consumers and application developers alike. It’s so popular, in fact, that in the six weeks the Amazon Kindle Fire was available for purchase at the end of 2011, 3.9 million units were sold, accounting for over 14 percent of the tablet market, making it the #1-selling Android tablet (http://goo.gl/f9hFM). This book covers Android Fundamentals for Kindle Fire application development. Here, you are introduced to Android, become familiar with the Android SDK and tools, install the development tools, write your first Android application, and deploy it to a Kindle Fire device. You are also introduced to the design principles necessary to write ...

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