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Show TV Signal on specific area of a Samsung Smart TV application

Samsung Smart TV development SDK enables the developers to access various features of the TV through programmatic code. In one of my previous posts, I have mentioned about how to get the TV details using the Samsung Smart TV SDK. This article will be discussing about how to get hold of the TV signal data […]




Network problems in debugging a Samsung Smart TV Application

In this article we are going to discuss the network related problems during the debugging of a Samsung Smart TV application. Debugging of a Samsung Smart TV application involves connecting and inspecting the running application inside the emulator or a TV using a chrome browser environment. The browser environment presents a chrome development tools view […]




Getting Device type information from Samsung Smart TV

In this article, we are going to discuss on how to get the current device type in a Samsung Smart TV environment programmatically. Currently I am using Samsung Smart TV SDK 5.1 version and a virtual box based emulator for testing. Before starting with the development process, let us think of why we need to […]





Playing a video file in Samsung Smart TV (Part 2) – Video Tutorial

This article demonstrates some more functions of the avPlay class in Samsung Smart Tv. Some of the functionalities like seeking, pausing, resuming, getting the video properties like the resolution, duration, bitrate, setting the playspeed etc. More topics in this is moved to the videos in the future.




Playing a video file in Samsung Smart TV – Video Tutorial

This post demonstrates how to play a basic video file using Samsung Smart TV. This makes use of the avplay class in the webapis library and shows the basic player functions like loading the file, playing the video , stopping the video.    




Tizen based Samsumg Smart TV app development

In this article we will be discussing about developing applications for the Samsung Smart TV Platform using the Tizen platform. Tizen is an open source operating system based on the Linux kernel and the GNU C API. This has recently been devices like Televisions, Smart Phones, Car entertainment systems, Blue ray players, home theatres etc. […]





Reloading the application contents while developing for Samsung Smart TV

This article discusses about ways the developers can utilise to refresh the contents on the Samsung Smart TV application during development. Refreshing or restarting the application is done during it’s development to ensure that the updated code contents are reflected in the application. This applies not only to Samsung Smart TV based application development, but […]




Using the Input Method Editor in Samsung Smart TV – Video Tutorial

This post explains the mechanism to use the Input Method editor in Samsung Smart TV. The Input Method editor serves as one of the most important component when the user inputs data into the Samsung Smart TV app. User input in an application, makes the application more active and the users to get more engaged […]




Debugging a Samsung Smart TV Application (2) – Video Tutorial

This post is a continuation of the previous post. This post will explain the list of tools in the developer toolset like profiler, memory usage, local storage etc and many more. Both the previous and this post provides an extensive insight into debugging of Samsung Smart TV Applications.





Debugging a Samsung Smart TV Application (1) – Video Tutorial

This video tutorial aims at demonstrating the debugging of a Samsung Smart TV application using the built in chrome based developer tools. Debugging an application serves the main purpose of identifying the bugs during the development phase.  The developer tools provide various tools for identifying the following like execution time of functions, network related discrepancies, […]