Programming (55)


Default Remote Key handling setup in Samsung Smart TV

2 minutes readThe project wizard in Samsung smart TV helps the developer to bootstrap a project with almost no basic setup. All the project types have an associated project wizard for bootstrapping. The bootstrapped applications will have the basic configurations setup enabled by default. One among those default setup is the default remote key handling. This article […]




Simulate Samsung devices using Samsung Simulator

3 minutes readWe all will try out devices or any other home appliances before we buy it. Trying out the functionalities and the working will give us much more confidence before buying the product. I came across SamsungSimulator¬†that provides almost all of the latest Samsung devices for a virtual tryout. The users can go through the core […]




Multi Page Apps in Smart TV

2 minutes readWhen we start developing with Samsung smart TV, we will be having a single page app that displays various components. The user may be interacting with a few components and few of them change during the process like a component getting updated with new content, being hidden or shown etc. The above flow remains ideal […]





Sending AJAX requests in Samsung Smart TV

2 minutes readIn this article, we will be discussing about sending AJAX requests from the smart TV and getting remote contents to the application. Most of today’s smart TVs are internet connected devices, that frequently updates remote content from the internet for it’s applications. Most of the contents are fetched asynchronously using AJAX requests. This enables the […]




Toggle screensaver in Samsung Smart TV

2 minutes readIn this article we are going on discuss on toggling a screen saver in Samsung smart TV. Screensaver is enabled by default in Samsung smart TV and comes into action when the user is not doing an action for a certain period of time. In most of the TV models, the idle time interval can […]




Video application for Smart TV – Things to take note of

3 minutes readIn this article, we will be discussing about the list of to-dos that the developer should have in mind when developing video applications for the smart TV platform. This list of things, when maintained, provides a seamless video application experience to the user. Samsung smart TV supports various streaming containers and decoders for audio and […]





Creating a CAPH application in Samsung Smart TV – Video Tutorial

1 minuteThis article demonstrates the creation of a simple application in Samsung Smart TV using the CAPH application framework. CAPH framework is an UI framework provided by Samsung Smart TV for quicker generation of UI components. Each UI component will be having a standardized format, following the Samsung Smart TV UI guidelines. The developer can save […]




Audio and Video application features in Smart TV

1 minuteIn my previous article, we have seen that the Smart TV developer API will give access to the developer to control audio and video applications. The developer, by means this API, can control the audio/video applications or can implement audio and video related features in the current application under development. Various audio/video features like streaming, […]




How Smart TV development differs from web development

2 minutes readIn the previous article, we have taken an overall look into developing applications for the Samsung legacy platform. The smart TV models that are coming before the year 2015 come under this legacy platform. Both the Samsung legacy platform and the Tizen platform uses the web development features and uses them for developing TV applications. […]





A little bit about Samsung legacy platform

2 minutes readSamsung legacy platform enables the user to combine Internet and web technologies into TVs and set top boxes. It also enables TVs to integrate with external devices like mobile phones, tablets, and other pointing devices using the web development platform as a convergence medium. Developing applications for Samsung Smart TV is different from developing for […]