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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 […]




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.




Samsung Smart TV SDK installation – Video tutorial

This tutorial explains the installation of the Samsung smart TV SDK 4.5 installation in a step by step approach. It compares the differences between the 4.5 version of the SDK





Samsung Smart TV Convergence API – Video Tutorial

This tutorial aims at creating a base for connecting external devices to the Samsung Smart TV using the Samsung convergence API. This tutorial provides the groundwork in convergence API, that shows the list of connected devices count, and shows a message on the console.




Subtitles in Samsung Smart TV applications

Subtitles play a very important role in a video application. Subtitles enable the video application comprehensible to viewers of languages other than the video source language. For e.g. if the video application has an audio in English, the subtitles will allow users to understand the video content in almost all the other languages in the […]




Samsung Smart TV Development tutorial – Video tutorial





Developing applications for Smart TV 

Long gone are the days where televisions are just boring boxes sitting in a corner of the room showing streaming content. Now televisions have evolved from those boring boxes to the point where they can be called us the ultimate entertainment hub. Nowadays, modern televisions can do the following apart from streaming video content, which […]