Barnes & Noble said today its Nook Developer team is introducing new services and resources aimed at speeding up the launch for applications for its Nook Color.
The company said it is focusing on offering reading-centric apps to users that improve the reading experience on the Nook Color. Barnes & Noble has plans for a major update to the Nook Color firmware this spring.
Developers who qualify for the Nook Developer program will be provided with:
*Exclusive access to an expanded set of development resources to facilitate your app deployment – including access to “developer mode” for your Nook Color, app signing tools and access to private forums and support resources
*Ability to submit your app for distribution through the Barnes & Noble storefront
*The opportunity for your app to be showcased and merchandised on-device, online and in more than 1,300 retail locations across the country