App Markets and Beyond
In This Chapter
• Selecting an app storefront
• Preparing your app for the Android Market
• Final checklists
• Signing and submitting your app
The days of walking into a store and browsing through boxed software packages on shelves are all but gone. Most computer software can be bought and downloaded online in the same transaction. In the case of Android, even updates to the operating system are wireless-pushed to devices, requiring nothing but an Internet connection.
All of the apps available to install on Android devices are available only through markets, which you can shop in a browser or through dedicated market apps. This chapter introduces the Android Market, the largest Android app store, some alternative ...