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Developer Guide

This documentation is for an older version of Amazon AppStream. For information about the latest version, see the Amazon AppStream 2.0 Developer Guide.

Building a Chrome App

The Amazon AppStream Chrome App SDK contains the files for the example Chrome app. You can modify these files to create and publish your own Chrome app. This section assumes you are familiar with creating and publish a Chrome app. If this is your first time creating and publishing your own Chrome app, the following topics in the Chrome developer site will help you get started:

Create Your First App at https://developer.chrome.com/apps/first_app is a step-by-step tutorial on creating your first Chrome app.

Publish Your App at https://developer.chrome.com/apps/publish_app explains how to publish your app to the Chrome Web Store.

The <SDK_dir>\chrome_app directory in the Amazon AppStream Chrome App SDK contains the following directories and files:

Directory or File Description
css Directory that contains the .css files required by the HTML files.
js Directory that contains the JavaScript files required by the HTML files.
media Directory that contains the graphic files required by the HTML files.
AppStreamClient.nmf The native client manifest file that specifies the location of the portable native client file.
AppStreamClient.pexe The native client file that communicates between the Chrome app and the streaming application.
manifest.json The manifest file that is required by the Chrome app.
window.html The HTML file that displays the client.