Roku Sample Channels
The samples listed above demonstrate working Roku channels. Often the best way to learn a framework is seeing a working application running. Make sure to obtain a Roku device - it's required for following these steps. Products are found at https://www.roku.com/products/compare and on many online stores.
Simply sideload these zip files to evaluate channels on your Roku device. Before proceeding, review the following guides:
- Developer Setup Guide to enable developer settings on your Roku device
- Hello World Guide to understand how to side-load a channel
Using your Roku remote, enter the following button sequence:
🏠 🏠 🏠+ 🔼 🔼+ ▶️ ◀️+ ▶️ ◀️+ ▶️
Follow the steps to activate developer mode on your Roku device. Save the IP address at the end of the process (example:
Enter the following IP address in a web browser, log-in with username
rokudev and the password you set during the developer mode process.
Take any of the .zip files and upload/install to the developer application installer. Your Roku device will load the sample channel instantly.