The largest part of app development is the creation of your app’s user interface and its behaviors. During the design and development phases you can use the TV Simulator (the "Simulator") as a way to preview and test your UI.
The Simulator is provided through a Debian software package called the Yahoo! Connected TV App Development Kit (ADK) which contains the latest Yahoo! Connected TV Application Engine (the "Engine"). This Simulator has been tested and is supported on the provided Ubuntu 10.04 Linux virtual machine (VM) distributed by Yahoo! Connected TV for Mac OS X and Windows.
The following steps outline the process for installing and starting up the Simulator to test your apps. These steps include:
/devappsroot directory for shared development.