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RokuChrisT
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Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:49 pm

Share your favorite Direct Publisher Channels or show off your own work!

To get started building a new channel - head over to https://developer.roku.com/publish/channel-tutorial/channel-tutorial-index and dive in.
Note for Developers/Publishers: A sample Direct Publisher feed that powers these types of channels can be seen here: https://api.myjson.com/bins/4tu28

Here's a few recently launched channels:

Rolling Stonechannelstore.roku.com/details/114532/rolling-stone
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Rolling Stone available digitally on Roku – with breaking music news, hot album and movie reviews you love in the magazine. 

Mashablechannelstore.roku.com/details/98208/mashable
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Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe. New videos are posted daily, and visit Mashable.com for more!

FailArmychannelstore.roku.com/details/107922/failarmy
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FailArmy is the world's number one source for fail compilations and hilarious videos. Powered by submissions from the awesome people, priceless reactions, and feedback from the FailArmy Nation, FailArmy delivers the best fails from around the world, every single day.

Baeble Musicchannelstore.roku.com/details/2427/baeble-music
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A vast library of original video content includes Artist Interviews, where you receive an exclusive look inside the music world as bands and artists share their personal tales of touring, writing, and performing. In addition, Baeble music acts as your home for viewing the most interesting and popular indie and alternative music videos hitting the web. 


Great Big Story channelstore.roku.com/details/96395/great-big-story
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A video network dedicated to the untold, the overlooked and the flat-out amazing.

Passion River Filmschannelstore.roku.com/details/113421/passion-river
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Free movies that engage and impact communities.
 
attilascreative
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:35 am

I just converted my channel from my SDK to Direct Publisher

Yesterfear - Free Chills, Thrills & Fun
https://channelstore.roku.com/details/114973/yesterfear

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genepensiero
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:09 pm

great thread.

attilascreative - i'm having a hard time with understanding this new JSON feed setup. i'm an old-school guy who has a Roku channel that's like 5 years old.

i've been working and reading all day, trying to get a simple Direct Publishing channel set up, but it's just not working.

would you be willing to send me an example of your JSON code? i, of course, don't need to see any sensitive information. i'm just having a terrible time understanding.
 
fyb3roptik
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:42 pm

Here is one of mine! I will be converting another to Direct Publisher Feed!

https://channelstore.roku.com/details/1 ... se-network

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blueplanetsurf
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:47 pm

I am having a really difficult time trying to publish a public channel, more directly with acquiring a proper feed url, this is my only stumbling block at the moment. I've tried to do it through youtube because we already have all of our media posted there. Is that even possible with youtube, or do I need a more specific cloud software.

Any tips would help greatly. I have little to no coding experience.

@fyb3roptik

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islanddreamer
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:26 am

Here's the first Direct Publisher channel I created, mostly as an experiment to test the platform. Videos are hosted on Vimeo and RSS feed is edited manually and hosted on Dropbox. The process is too cumbersome for a dynamic channel and the platform itself is very limiting. But it works!

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https://channelstore.roku.com/details/1 ... ist.com-tv
 
fayaslebriz
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:20 pm

I've been trying to publish my work through the direct publisher but can't figure out what really need to be done when its come to content feed; how to get the URL ??? i'm very stressed been working on it for about a month now. Is any there any help please. please see below the return msg i'm getting every time i click the save button:
The feed URL(s) could not be validated.
[*]English: The server returned an unsupported content type. Was expecting 'application/rss+xml', 'text/xml', 'application/xml' or 'application/json' but received 'text/html; charset=utf-8'.
 
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:33 pm

fayaslebriz wrote:
I've been trying to publish my work through the direct publisher but can't figure out what really need to be done when its come to content feed; how to get the URL ??? i'm very stressed been working on it for about a month now. Is any there any help please. please see below the return msg i'm getting every time i click the save button:
The feed URL(s) could not be validated.
[*]English: The server returned an unsupported content type. Was expecting 'application/rss+xml', 'text/xml', 'application/xml' or 'application/json' but received 'text/html; charset=utf-8'.


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What Content-Type does your server return for the url you're using?
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fayaslebriz
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:27 pm

belltown, do you mean the feed format? I wasn't too sure about that so I tried all of them and still got the same msg. i used json schema validator; downloaded the sample channel assets images zip copied it and pasted it into the json validator but to be honest i don't think from there i understood what i was doing. do i need a to own a website to save my files?? I think i'm missing a real method from the validator. it would be greatly appreciated if you could help. Thanks
 
Tolly
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Wed May 31, 2017 6:32 pm

We just launched our channel, HBCU Gameday, this week. https://channelstore.roku.com/details/152272/hbcu-gameday I learned a lot during this process and I can tell you creating a Roku channel is 20 times easier than creating an Amazon channel. In my opinion. 
 
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:15 pm

Tolly wrote:
We just launched our channel, HBCU Gameday, this week. https://channelstore.roku.com/details/152272/hbcu-gameday I learned a lot during this process and I can tell you creating a Roku channel is 20 times easier than creating an Amazon channel. In my opinion. 

Tolly, looks great. How did you capture successful screenshots? We have been having trouble with screenshots in our builds...
 
scottfalconer
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:42 am

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Just launched: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/161799/dangertv

DangerTV brings you the best danger and adventure short videos, TV series and films from around the world--FREE! Watch animal attacks, daredevils, extreme weather, survival, disaster, speed, war, current events, and more every single day.

Will follow up with a blog post soon on our experience building the channel. We're using Drupal 8 to manage our content and generate the Direct Publisher JSON feed, and Brightcove to manage and stream the video assets.
 
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:59 pm

Just moved from SDK to DP.  Features Apple HLS (8 quality levels), categories via JSON feeds, and BIF files for RWD/FWD thumbnails.

5 THINGS - Simplifying Film, TV, and Media Technology

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Baradanikto
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:35 am

I'm a rower and a software developer.  This is a channel I created using software that I wrote.

Rowing

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Windows desktop software for creating and managing MRSS, JSON, and FireTV feeds @ https://rrirower.wixsite.com/software. No Programming, JSON or MRSS knowledge required.
 
casbboy
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Re: Direct Publisher Channel Showcase

Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:43 pm

Here is our channel for those who love Movie Trailers. It is currently being updated with Sub Categories providing even more up to date content with trailers and TV spots from your favorite movies!

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https://channelstore.roku.com/details/2 ... lers-by-ta

Cheers!
Ryan

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