Open the Applications→Yahoo CTV-ADK menu to find the Latest Production Simulator as well as partner-specific Simulators. Each Simulator has the same four menu items: Simulator, Simulator Reset, Simulator TV API Settings, and Simulator Update Apps.
Choose a Simulator to run, for example, select the Latest Production Simulator menu item from the Applications→Yahoo CTV-ADK→Latest Production menu.
The Simulator is lauched and displays the dock.
When you launch the Simulator, a Terminal window running the Simulator Console is also launched. You can type commands into this terminal window. See Chapter 3, Debugging with the Simulator Console for a list of debugger commands.
The Simulator’s directory is now created in your home directory. The data and apps for each Simulator are stored in its corresponding
In this example, the
$HOME/YCTV-ADK/YCTV-SIM-Latest directory is created.
If you are using VirtualBox, please ignore the following error in the Simulator Console window when starting the Simulator, and do not enable 3D acceleration:
OpenGL Warning: Failed to connect to host. Make sure the 3D acceleration is enabled for this VM.
See VirtualBox Instructions for more information.
A valid network connection is required for installation. The first time the Simulator is started it attempts the following HTTP request:
wget -O /dev/null $KF_PROXY $testurl -o /tmp/wget.log
KF_PROXY is set using the Applications→Yahoo CTV-ADK→Simulator Settings menu. See Edit the Simulator Settings to set this proxy value.
testurl is set to:
The network connection is checked the first time you start a newly installed Simulator and each time you update the apps through the Simulator Reset menu item.