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Getting Started with the Nook Color

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We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Barnes & Noble’s Nook Developer program. We have been working with Barnes & Noble over the past couple months to streamline the Nook SDK for Titanium Android developers to build great Nook apps. As part of the announcement, Barnes & Noble is fast-tracking Titanium developer registrations, so both the signup and development process has been made as streamlined as possible. Below are the steps necessary to register for a Nook developer account as a Titanium developer and start building Nook apps within Titanium Studio:

Qualify as a NOOK App Developer

Be advised that if you’re a developer considering the NOOK Color as an opportunity and are considering applying to become a qualified NOOK App Developer you must have a US Bank Account as well as a valid US TAX ID. Become a NOOK App Developer and sell your content and apps to millions of dedicated Barnes & Noble customers – avid readers who are already well-versed in searching, finding and purchasing content. Only Barnes & Noble offers so many unique ways to drive discovery and demand for your content and apps with unmatched visibility and exposure:
  • Benefit from an integrated shopping experience where customers can easily and quickly find and buy books, content and applications on the same or similar subjects.
  • Your apps will be uniquely featured in curated spots including: popular categories, new releases, recommended hot picks and more.
  • Our customized shopping home page presents customers with a selection of content that is personalized just for them based on favorites, past purchases and individual preferences.
  • Your apps will gain exposure in more than 1,300 Barnes & Noble and Barnes & Noble college bookstores across the country.
  • Our “More in Store” program allows customers to browse and read complete eBooks, enjoy exclusive content, experience featured apps and more.
  • Experience unprecedented point of purchase merchandising presence in-store in NOOK Boutiques with signage and in-store experts that share our customer’s love of reading and extensive knowledge about books and apps.
Gain private and confidential access to a variety of tools and resources to accelerate the development of your apps:
  • Access to “Developer Mode”, which will enable adb access on your NOOK Color to facilitate your application development and debugging
  • Private interaction with other developers and our technical experts
  • Special access to the NOOK App Developer support team
  • Early access to development tools, APIs, resources and services
  • Ability to submit your apps for qualification of acceptance into our store along with access to the breadth of merchandising opportunities we offer.
Learn more and apply by clicking here.

Nook Development with Titanium Studio

Once you’ve registered with Barnes & Noble as a Nook Developer we’ve created some documentation to help you along.
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