Basic HTML App

Web apps are an integral part of webOS TV. As such, you can use practically any web technology to create apps. This article discusses some of the techniques for creating apps without using the Enyo or Enact JavaScript framework.

Many styles of app development are supported by webOS. You will probably want to use a JavaScript framework to assist you in creating your application. However, you can create applications without them.

Code Walkthrough

Code Sample

For your understanding of the basic HTML app on webOS TV,  you can download the source code of the sample app at the below link for free.

Download this sample app

Do's and Don'ts

  • Do consider using a JavaScript framework to simplify the process of creating responsive apps and eliminate repetitive code.

  • Do use tools and technologies you are comfortable with.

  • Don't try to turn a web page into an app - Users expect apps to have a certain look and feel.