smart tv development (16)


Installing the Tizen TV SDK

Developing applications for the Tizen TV platform requires a prerequisite set of tools to be installed on the development machine in order to get started. The first and the most important one is the Tizen TV SDK. This article discusses the steps for installing the Tizen TV SDK on the developer machine. The Tizen TV […]




Doctype Declarations in Samsung Smart TV

Samsung Smart TV applications are normal web applications that use the commonly used web technologies and run in a browser environment inside the TV. To be more simple to this approach, we can say that, Smart TV applications are nothing but HTML rendered in a browser environment. The rendering rules that applies to a normal […]




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 […]





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 […]




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.




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 […]