Download latest binary for your platform from GitHub releases
Run it from Terminal or Command Prompt
Optionally you can run it with
-hflag to see what can be configured.
Set Application URL for device in Visionect Server to
http://<server_address>:<server_port>/screen(default port is 4000)
You can use
http://<server_address>:<server_port>/screen?x=<offset_x>&y=<offset_y>to display only a part of the screen. This enables you to tile multiple displays together and designate one to display a certain part of the image. The parameters disable the automatic image scaling.
The whole backend is written in
digitalsignage.go. It contains RESTful(ish) API for uploading, removing and selecting images. It also contains a template view that will display the current image.
We use bindata to package static files in the binary.
For faster development you should use
make debug that will only link files and not embed them in the binary (so you don't need to recompile every time you change files in
Front end is done with Polymer.
Everything custom is in files
The page that is used for displaying the content is done in
Making a release
make -j4 release will generate 3 binaries with in
release folder for linux, OS X and Windows.
If you have
upx installed you can use
make -j4 compress which will make much smaller binaries.