Introduction

If you are familiar with Visual Studio (VS) Code, you can continue using VS Code with an extension for webOS TV. To install the plugin, read the configuration guide.

Supported Features

The following table indicates what features are and are not supported on the latest version of VS Code extension.

CLI Command

Feature

Supported in VS Code Extension

ares-generate

Creating an app from templates

Yes

Creating JS service files

Yes

Creating an appinfo.json file

Yes

ares-package

Packaging an app in minify or non-minify mode

Yes

Packaging an app and js service into a pakage file (.ipk)

Yes

Analyzing an app package file

No

ares-setup-device

Adding a target device

Yes

Modifying a target device

Yes

Removing a target device

Yes

Setting a target device as default

Yes

Searching for webOS devices in the same network with SSDP

No

ares-install

Installing an app on a target device

Yes

Uninstalling an app on a target device

Yes

Listing apps that are installed on a target device

Yes

ares-launch

Launching an app on a target device

Yes

Launching an app on a target device with parameters

Yes

Listing apps that are running on a target device

Yes

Terminating an running app

Yes

Launchign an app without installation

Yes

Launching an app on the Simulator

Yes

ares-inspect

Debugging an app on Web Inspector

Yes

Debugging a JS service on Node Inspector

Yes

ares-server

Running a web server and launching apps on the web browser

Yes

ares-novacom

Getting a private key from a target device

Yes

Enabling port forwarding between a host PC and a target device

No

Running a command on the shell of a target device

No

ares-device-info

Retrieving the system information of a target device

Yes

Monitoring resource usage of a target device

No

ares-extend-dev

Extending the session time of the developer mode for the Developer Mode app

Yes

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