Guides and Tutorials

Developing web applications has traditionally been a cloud-based experience, where your application lives in a hosted environment and can be viewed by any person with a web browser. What CloudTVTM offers is a nearly identical metaphor for reaching users connected via their televisions. ActiveVideoTM provides an end-to-end solution that is the ideal ecosystem for developers.

Highlights include:

Write: Write applications in your favorite supported markup language: HTML5, XHTML, HTML4.

Chrome - Test and View: Iteratively view and test your application in Chrome, a standards-based browser with a full set of developer tools. (read more about developing in Chrome.)

CloudTVTM Player: View your application using CloudTVTM Player as it will be rendered on CloudTV devices (Settop boxes, Blu-Ray players, Philips televisions, etc.). 

Publish: Publish your application

Developing for TV - Part 1

Television applications present several concepts that are not commonly associated with web application development, the most significant being the lack of a mouse.

Developing for TV - Part 2: Animations and Data Persistence

The framerate and effectiveness of animations needs to take into consideration complexity and reduce it to reach the targeted look and feel.

Your destination to find out more about just how easy it is to develop advanced applications that leverage the “write-once, deploy-everywhere” content creation environment of ActiveVideo’s CloudTV™ platform. You will be able to significantly reduce app time-to-market for connected devices of all types, as well as cable settop boxes that have no additional connectivity. Manufacturers and virtual service providers, as well as cable and IPTV operators around the world are currently benefiting from the advantages of ActiveVideo’s CloudTV platform.

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