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Detecting Network Disconnection in Samsung Smart TV

Smart TV applications make regular use of the Internet to update their contents. The Internet usage varies ranging from collecting user details, user view stats, payment processing etc. The ability of the Smart TV applications to make use of the internet has enabled a plethora of services for the Smart TV user right from the […]




Hardware and Software requirements for Samsung Smart TV Development

Smart TV development involves setting up the development environment and then starting with the development process. of course, this needs a little bit of syntax study in order to become familiar with the development language. these two things becomes the essential things when starting the development task for any product (including the Smart TV). apart […]




Developer checklist when developing apps for Samsung Smart TV

Developing applications for Smart TV needs some steps to be followed and some checklists to be maintained. The most basic and the most necessary ones includes ensuring that the SDK and the other necessary softwares need to be installed in a system that has the required configuration. This setup is enough for anyone to start […]





Getting additional information from Samsung Smart TV

In this article, we are going to discuss on getting some additional TV information from a Samsung Smart TV environment. In my previous article we have discussed on stuff like finding the product information and resizing the TV display etc. Here we will take on the Application Manager api a little bit further by getting […]




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.    





React Js Building blocks

In my last post, we talked about React Js a new front end technology for building dynamic web applications. Also we discussed on setting up the development environment for building React Js applications. We also built our first simple application using the create-react-app component. In this article we will discuss about, the building blocks of […]