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Sams Teach Yourself Google TV™ App Development in 24 Hours by Carmen Delessio

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Hour 14. Accessing Remote Content for a Google TV App

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How to access and display remote images and videos

• How to fetch remote data

• How to parse JSON formatted data

• How to put the pieces together in an app

As a developer of Google TV apps, you are able to take advantage of a truly connected device. The TV is either directly or wirelessly connected to the Internet. You can be assured that those who use your apps will have a good Internet connection and the TVs are literally plugged in. That is different from developing an Android phone app where connectivity and battery life are important considerations.

In this hour, you will learn about accessing remote data. First, we’ll examine receiving and displaying ...

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