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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
This tutorial aims at implementing a mouse or touch or pointer based events to a Samsung Smart TV application. The mouse events that are applicable to a normal web application are also applicable to a Samsung Smart TV app.
When developing applications for Samsung Smart TV, one of the most important area to focus is user interactivity. The applications become more lively when the user interacts with it like entering data, selecting a menu or option etc. Samsung Smart TV provides various methods of user interaction like TV Remote, WiFi Connectivity, Gesture Recognition, Voice […]
This tutorial gives a demonstration to get the details of the current channel, the channel list in the Samsung Smart TV using the tvChannel object in the Smart TV web API module. This app will work in a TV only and will fail in the emulator. This concept will help the user to get the […]
This tutorial describes about resizing the TV screen to a custom location and redirecting the TV input to the customized location by making use of the Samsung Smart TV web API. Also demonstrate how to retrieve the TV window information, and concepts like controlling the visibility of TV window frames.