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Developer Highlights for Roku OS 7.2

The Roku OS 7.2 release is focused on SceneGraph improvements, new components for in-channel purchasing and ads, debugger additions, playlist/playback features for audio/video, “Fast Video Start”, and SSL certificate updates for streaming content. You can read the full release notes … Continue reading

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Channel Certification Checklist Version 2.0 — What’s new?

Overview All published channels on the Roku Platform are certified using the Roku channel certification checklist. This certification process helps ensure all channels meet the quality, design, and functional requirements of the Roku Channel Store. Quality assurance testing prior to certifying channels! Developers must QA … Continue reading

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Developers: Connecting photo streams in Roku OS!

Overview Roku OS is at the core of all we stream, watch, and build. Part of our mission is to push the boundaries of what both connected TVs and set-top boxes can do for our audience. Today we’re sharing a … Continue reading

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Introducing the new Roku plugin for Eclipse

Speed up the development, testing, and publishing for channels Overview With over 80,000 developers on the platform, we have been working to improve the experience of building channels on the Roku Platform. Today, we’re excited to share an open beta … Continue reading

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Roku OS 7.1: developer highlights

The Roku OS 7.1 release is focused on BrightScript improvements, SceneGraph reliability, additional playback features, and extending the RokuTV experience for Digital Television. Here are a few features from our latest operating system release that you can start building with today:

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Roku SceneGraph tutorial and sample channels!

Today we are releasing new sample applications for learning the fundamentals of Roku SceneGraph, our new XML framework for building channels.

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Roku OS 7: Developer Highlights

The future of TV is easy on-demand access to great content and Roku OS 7 enables developers to build amazing channel experiences for Roku streamers!  Here are a few features from our latest operating system release that you can start building with today:

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Hired Guns Needed

We often receive inquiries from content owners or distributors that want to use Roku to deliver their content to the TV’s of Roku customers.  Many times, they are unable to build the channel in-house due to resource constraints, so they … Continue reading

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15 Million Channel Downloads and Counting

In case you missed it, earlier this week we put out a press release and a nice-looking graph to highlight how much the Channel Store has grown and how much people have used it to find new Channels.  To date … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Roku Developer Blog

There has to be a first post, and this is it. Welcome to the Roku Developer Blog. We want to use this to use this platform to provide the Roku developer community with information that helps you build great channels … Continue reading

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