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shawnat88
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Slideshow implementation example

Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:53 am

I'm developing a channel for my project seminar course. It's going to simply show tv show images, text summaries, and ratings(I may decide to add video clips later). For the home screen I want to implement a slideshow similar to what hulu has on the homepage of their channel. I'm completely new to this and have looked through most of the sdk documentation, but I'm not sure where to get started on this. Any suggestions or example code would be greatly appreciated.
 
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Re: Slideshow implementation example

Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:40 am

What helped me the most when I got started was to load up each of the sample projects in the examples folder to my roku, see what they did, then look at the code to see how it was done. In particular, take a look at the usbplayer, deviantart and flikr examples. usbplayer has some code for slideshows.

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Re: Slideshow implementation example

Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:27 pm

For a custom look, you would probably want to use the roImageCanvas component. Take a look in the Component Reference for some examples. Post any further questions back here and someone will try to help you.

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