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Javascript powered TVs!?

A talk by Jeremy Johnstone

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May 2, 2011 10:40 AM

Do you eat, sleep, and breath Javascript?

Are you just itching to branch out from the browser and jump on the hottest Javascript platform off the PC?

For the past several years many of the top manufacturers have been shipping TVs around the world running the Yahoo! Connected TV platform. There are now millions of TVs in over a hundred countries which are waiting to run the latest unicorn powered rainbow light show, err... exciting TV widget , you develop.

In this talk, come learn how quick and easy it is to get up and running with the development environment and start building your own widget today. The platform is based on the Konfabulator widget engine and developing widgets is a joy using the KONtx framework.

If you own a 2009 or newer TV from Samsung, Sony, LG, Vizio, or Toshiba running Yahoo! Connected TV, you can even deploy your custom widgets to your TV immediately. Want the ultimate home entertainment system? Build it yourself and customize it to your exact needs.

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