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Android™ Development Patterns: Best Practices for Professional Developers by Phil Dutson

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19. Android TV

There have been many attempts to create an experience that a group of people can take part in and share while staying in the comfort of their own home. Many homes have at least one TV, and it is generally located in an area with lots of space where can be viewed by many people. Android TV takes advantage of this space by allowing you to create applications that can be used and enjoyed in this environment. In this chapter, you learn the basics of creating an Android TV application and some of what the Android TV SDK offers to help you get your app to the big screen.

The Big Picture

Phones, tablets, and other Android devices are wonderful for taking your life with you, but when it comes to enjoying content with friends, family, ...

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