LG opens its webOS smart TV platform to app developers

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LG is out to persuade developers of the merits of webOS smart TVs after it released an SDK for the platform, announced at CES in January this year, which enables third-party apps to be built for it. The Korean company, which bought the webOS patents and source code from HP in 2013, says the SDK (which also has a website of resources) supports Windows, Mac and Linux environments and works with a range of standard coding technologies. The smart TV space is increasingly competitive, but LG says it picked webOS “because of its history and origins as a developer-friendly platform.” We are fans…

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