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by RokuTomC
Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Live streams support
Replies: 12
Views: 6955

Re: Live streams support

If I'm understanding you correctly, your channel will only have one stream/one piece of content. If that's the case, then you can pretty easily take a plug-and-play approach with our sample feed. 1. Copy and paste this feed into a text editor like Sublime. 2. Determine which content type makes sense...
by RokuTomC
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Custom Authentication in Direct publisher
Replies: 5
Views: 2110

Re: Custom Authentication in Direct publisher

Direct Publisher does not currently support authentication services or account personalization. Such functionality may be added in the future, though.
by RokuTomC
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Need new Genre added
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Need new Genre added

You're correct that there's currently no genre for music. I'll make a case internally for adding it.

You can find a complete list of supported genres here: https://developer.roku.com/publish/content-specifications/content-spec-index#genres
by RokuTomC
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Video hosting for direct publisher - vimeo?
Replies: 12
Views: 4713

Re: Video hosting for direct publisher - vimeo?

Odd Networks offers a good middleware solution for configuring Direct Publisher feeds using content hosted on Vimeo Pro: https://www.oddnetworks.com/roku
by RokuTomC
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Screenshots with Direct Publisher
Replies: 11
Views: 2379

Re: Screenshots with Direct Publisher

The auto-generate screenshot tool now works
by RokuTomC
Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Roku Developer Program
Topic: We're hiring — Engineers with BrightScript expertise
Replies: 0
Views: 1219

We're hiring — Engineers with BrightScript expertise

Roku is looking for a talented engineer with BrightScript expertise to join the team and help with RAF and firmware development. Read on for more information about the role and how to apply! Job Title: Sr. Software Engineer, Advertising Framework Location: Los Gatos, California, United States The R...
by RokuTomC
Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Roku Developer Program
Topic: Local multiplayer game with two remotes?
Replies: 16
Views: 2368

Re: Local multiplayer game with two remotes?

We've added a GetRemoteID() method to distinguish between multiple remotes and ECP sources. See the documentation here: https://sdkdocs.roku.com/display/sdkdoc ... ntrolEvent
by RokuTomC
Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Roku Developer Program
Topic: Software testing for Roku
Replies: 4
Views: 2469

Re: Software testing for Roku

Please forgive the delays, but the Unit Testing Framework is now available to the public: https://github.com/rokudev/unit-testing-framework
by RokuTomC
Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Roku Developer Program
Topic: Automation for roku app
Replies: 12
Views: 2698

Re: Automation for roku app

Please forgive the delays, but the Unit Testing Framework is now available to the public: https://github.com/rokudev/unit-testing-framework
by RokuTomC
Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Creating private channels
Replies: 3
Views: 1275

Re: Creating private channels

Apologies, that was supposed to say "public" channels. I've just revised the original post.
by RokuTomC
Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Screenshots with Direct Publisher
Replies: 11
Views: 2379

Re: Screenshots with Direct Publisher

The auto-generate tool will take a screenshot of the channel for you.

Unfortunately, there is temporarily a bug with the tool that's causing screenshots to come out inaccurate, but it should be sorted out shortly
by RokuTomC
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Roku Direct Publisher
Topic: Creating private channels
Replies: 3
Views: 1275

Re: Creating private channels

Hi Purvin,

Direct Publisher can only be used to create public channels. There is no option to authenticate at the time, although that feature may be added in the future.
by RokuTomC
Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Roku Developer Program
Topic: Website Channel App
Replies: 5
Views: 616

Re: Website Channel App

Squirreltown is right, there are a lot of variable pieces when it comes to building Roku channels, so we'll be better able to help you if you ask a specific question. There are "getting started" resources available on our website that would likely be a good starting point for you: https://...
by RokuTomC
Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Roku Developer Program
Topic: NEW: Take our Platform Survey & join the Roku Developers LinkedIn page!
Replies: 1
Views: 1253

NEW: Take our Platform Survey & join the Roku Developers LinkedIn page!

Hi all, we've got two new tools to increase your visibility as a Roku developer: Take the Platform Survey — go.roku.com/Sy9cjFlkx We recently published our first ever Platform Survey — our tool for collecting feedback from our developer and partner communities. As the driving force behind the Roku P...
by RokuTomC
Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Roku Developer Program
Topic: Canceling all subscriptions?
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Re: Canceling all subscriptions?

Hi, there is a web API for cancelling transactions. You can cancel individual subscriptions by using their transaction ID.

To cancel subscriptions for all users, your best bet would probably be just to delete the product itself.