New SDK extends the existing platform that simplifies application development. Its functions have been improved for better performance and ease-of-use applications. SDK 5.0 expands compatibility with external devices and will allow users to use the application to Smart TV from Samsung to manage their appliances, including lighting and air conditioning, the refrigerators.
“Taking into account the annual increase in the number of participants and downloads set of tools for development, website Development Forum Samsung becomes the world’s largest platform for application developers for TV,” says Yangki Bion (YoungKi Byun). “We plan to introduce more variety of platforms, as well as to improve the environment for development to expand the eco-system of apps for Smart TV”.
Thus, the new version of the SDK is designed to meet the needs of the community developers of Samsung and to increase the number of compatible devices. Thus, Samsung is working to create a full and diverse eco-system of applications.
One of the features of the new SDK, Smart TV Samsung, is the structure of the web user interface (Beta Cassiopeia). Thanks to this new structure, developers can use HTML 5 standard that simplifies the creation of new applications, using sophisticated animation effects and design. Samsung became the first company to Smart TV began to use technology PNaCL. This technology allows developers to create applications for different models of smart TVs, without worrying about compatibility.
In addition, Samsung has expanded the functions of the SDK, including mnogogrannosti and an integrated development environment based on the browser. Mnogogrannosti now allows to create applications for use on TV and on mobile devices. The new development environment allows you to create applications directly in the web browser, without the need of using a separate tool.