Develop a Working Roku Video Channel | Gary VenRooy | Skillshare

Develop a Working Roku Video Channel

Gary VenRooy, Programmer and Web Marketing

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13 Lessons (1h 35m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. How the Roku Channel App Works

    • 3. Setup Roku into Developer Mode

    • 4. Install JavaSDK

    • 5. Install eclipse

    • 6. Installing Brightscript plugin

    • 7. Open Channel Template in Eclipse

    • 8. Connect Roku to Eclipse

    • 9. Make Channel Package Images

    • 10. Put images into channelpackage

    • 11. Adding Categories and Category Images ot your Channel

    • 12. Adding Videos, Video images, and Video descriptions

    • 13. Submit your Channel


About This Class

Build a Working Roku Channel

This course is the most comprehensive solution to building your own Roku Channel that you'll find on the internet. You'll learn step-by-step how to build a completely functional Roku Video channel.

Learn to Develop your own Roku Channel With an Easy to Follow Template

The template that was designed for this course is the same template used to create several professional Roku channels that are already in the Roku Channel Store. It was built by a professional Roku Channel programmer, and tweaked to help with Roku's channel approval process.

Developing a Roku Channel Couldn't Be Easier...

What you will learn:

  • How the Roku Channel App Works
  • How to Use Your Roku in Developer Mode
  • How to Install and Use Developer Software
  • How to Make Your Own Roku Video App Using Our Template
  • How to Submit Your Channel To Roku

What are the requirements?

  • You should be somewhat familiar with HTML and uploading files via FTP.
  • All software will be provided in the course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 15 lectures and 1.5 hours of content!
  • Work with Eclipse to develop Roku
  • Make proper sized images for a Roku Channel
  • Add videos to your Roku Channel
  • Build a customized Roku Video Channel using our template
  • Submit your Channel to Roku for Approval

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for anyone wanting to build a Roku Video Channel, and customize it using a channel template as a guide. This course is probably not for you if you're wanting to build an advanced roku app.
  • This course is also for anyone wanting to build their viewing audience. Roku has an audience of over 8 million. Adding a channel to Roku is a sure traffic builder.