Tizen Publishing

1 – Getting started with Tizen

Tizen (www.tizen.org) is an operating system for many types of devices including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, and smart TVs. These tutorials will guide you through the process to publish your GameSalad game with Tizen. You will learn about the additional software you need to build the app files and test it on Tizen devices. We will...

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2 – Installing the Tizen SDK

The Tizen SDK is a set of software tools used to create Tizen apps. It includes the Tizen IDE for building and signing, an emulator for testing, and several programs that can be run from the Terminal. Required Mac or Windows computer Oracle® Java 6 Download and install Visit www.tizen.org to find the latest Tizen...

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3 – Setting up the Tizen IDE and security profile

Tizen IDE (integrated development environment) is the program used to build and sign apps. There’s a few setup steps to follow the first time you open the IDE. Run Tizen IDE Mac: Open Finder to your home user folder (the one with your name). Open folder 'tizen-sdk'. Open folder 'ide'. Open program 'TizenIDE'. Windows: From...

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4 – Optimizing Games for Tizen

To make your game look great and satisfy the store submissions standards, you’ll need to consider a few things. The Physical Back Button (IMPORTANT!) Standard Tizen devices have a physical "back" button, similar to many Android devices. Per Tizen's policy, apps must support a logical action in response to the physical “back” button. If your...

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5 – Building Tizen Apps

Publish and download The first step to publish your game is the same as other platforms. Open your game with Creator (Mac or Windows) and click the Publish button. Your game will be uploaded to your Web Publishing portfolio. In the portfolio, you’ll find a new Tizen tab in the left menu of all the...

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6 – Testing Tizen apps

Set up an emulator Open Tizen IDE. If you don’t see the Connection Explorer toolbox, open it with menu Window > Show View > Connection Explorer In the Connection Explorer, click the first icon to launch the Emulator Manager If you are doing this for the first time, create a new VM (virtual machine). It...

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7 – Submitting to the Tizen Store

Visit seller.tizenstore.com to sign up as a Tizen developer. It’s free! There you will be able to create and manage your apps, set prices, create IAP items, track statistics and more. To sell your game or support in-app purchases, you’ll need to upgrade your account to Commercial Seller status (also free!) and provide Tizen with...

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