Tuesday, June 05, 2012

A short behind the scenes post on the magic behind Amazon's new Appstore Test Drive feature

Amazon Web Services Blog - Behind the Scenes of the Amazon Appstore Test Drive

The Amazon Appstore for Android has a really cool Test Drive feature. It allows you to instantly try select applications through your computer browser or Android phone before you elect to install them.

There's some interesting technology behind the Test Drive, and I'd like to tell you a little bit more about it. Let's start with this diagram:



Pretty cool example of presentation virtualization usage...

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