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 […]
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.
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.