This section provides links to resources to help you create standalone and companion applications for Samsung Gear S and S2 wearable devices based on the Tizen OS Web API or native API (Gear web apps and Gear native apps). There are links to download and install SDKs, and to provide reference resources, tools, and step-by-step instructions for developing applications.
Native and Web Application Development
For Gear Apps
- Web vs. Native Applications - Differences between Tizen Web-specific and native-specific applications, Tizen architecture, and Tizen documentation - https://developer.tizen.org/development/getting-started/overview
- Native App Introduction - Guides you to familiarity with Tizen native API programming and application models - https://developer.tizen.org/development/getting-started/native-application
Native App Development - http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/creating-your-first-app/native
Web App Introduction - Guides you to familiarity with Tizen Web API programming and application models. - https://developer.tizen.org/development/getting-started/web-application
Web App Development - http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/creating-your-first-app/web
- Native Widget - http://developer.samsung.com/gear/de.../native-widget
- Web Widget - http://developer.samsung.com/gear/de...app/web-widget
To capture, review, and download the current Gear S2 or S3 screen display as an image file:
1. To capture the current screen, press and hold the Power (lower) button and swipe left-to-right.
The display slides the captured screen upwards.
2. To review screen capture images:
a. Navigate to the Gallery.
b. Review the captured images.
3. To download a screen capture image:
a. In the Gallery, tap the captured image.
b. If More Options is not displayed, press and hold the screen.
c. Tap More Options
d. Select and tap Send to phone
e. In the phone's Gallery, you can copy and use the captured image file.
Download, Installation, and Setup
|Tizen SDK||SDK to develop standalone and companion Gear apps based on the Tizen Web API or native API|
|Download||Source for Tizen SDK files, SDK tools, and IDE tools||http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/sdk|
|Installation||Tizen SDK overview, prerequisites, installation, updating, extension SDKs, and uninstalling||https://developer.tizen.org/development/tools/download/installing-sdk|
|Tizen Extension SDK||SDK to install the certificate extension (to generate Gear certificates) and the wearable extension (to use SAP on the Gear side) on Gear devices|
|Introduction and Installation v2.4||Introduction to Gear certificate and wearable extension APIs, and installation instructions||http://developer.samsung.com/technical-doc/view.do?v=T000000271|
|Download and Installation v2.3.1||Source of SDK, installation instructions, and a link to the installation guide||http://developer.samsung.com/technical-doc/view.do?v=T000000248|
Samsung Accessory SDK
Samsung Accessory Protocol (SAP) enables Gear apps to communicate with Android apps.
|Download||Link to the Samsung Accessory SDK and its resources||http://developer.samsung.com/galaxy/accessory|
|Programming||Link to the Samsung Accessory programming guide||http://developer.samsung.com/galaxy/accessory/guide|
|Gear Device UI Components||Link to details about Gear wearable app UI components||https://developer.tizen.org/design/wearable/ui-components|
|Certificate Overview||Creating, importing, and using Tizen author certificates.||http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/getting-certificates|
|Create your first standalone Gear Web app||Overview procedure to create a standalone Web app project, configure the app, and create app code||http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/getting-started/web/create-project|
|Create your first companion Gear Web app||Overview procedure to create a companion Web app project, configure the app, and create app code||http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/creating-your-first-app/web-companion/setup-sdk|
|Create your first standalone Gear Native app||Overview procedure to create a standalone Native app project, and configure the app||http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/getting-started/native/create-project|
|Create your first companion Gear Native app||Overview procedure to create a companion Native app project, and configure the app||http://developer.samsung.com/gear/develop/creating-your-first-app/native-companion/setup-sdk|
|Coding Applications||API tutorial, API developer guide, API reference, tools, and sample apps||https://developer.tizen.org/development/getting-started/web-application/application-development-process/coding-applications|
|Web Apps||TAU library and W3C / HTML 5 principles to create the proper visual interface for your Gear Web app||https://developer.tizen.org/development/ui-practices/web-application|
|Native Apps||EFL library principles to create the proper visual interface for your Gear native app||https://developer.tizen.org/development/ui-practices/native-application|
|Web Guides||Guidelines in using Tizen, W3C, HTML5, and supplementary features in your Gear Web app||https://developer.tizen.org/development/guides/web-application|
|Native Guides||Guidelines in using native Tizen features in your Gear native app||https://developer.tizen.org/development/guides/native-application|
|Web Apps||Instructions to use Tizen, W3C, HTML5, and supplementary features in your Gear Web app||https://developer.tizen.org/development/tutorials/web-application|
|Native Apps||Instructions to use Tizen features in your Gear native app||https://developer.tizen.org/development/tutorials/native-application|
|Web Tizen API Modules and Sub-Modules||Purposes of Tizen and W3C / HTML 5 / Supplementary Web API modules and their submodules for Gear Web apps, and links to module guides, tutorials, and API references||https://developer.tizen.org/development/getting-started/web-application/understanding-tizen-programming/tizen-apis|
|Native Tizen API Modules and Sub-Modules||Purposes of native Tizen API modules and their submodules for Gear native apps, and links to module guides, tutorials, and API references||https://developer.tizen.org/development/getting-started/native-application/understanding-tizen-programming/tizen-apis|
|Web Samples||How to get Gear Web app example code via the Tizen IDE and links to example code||https://developer.tizen.org/development/sample/web|
|Native Samples||How to get Gear native app example code via the Tizen IDE and links to example code||https://developer.tizen.org/development/sample/native|
|Web Tools||Link to development tools for Gear Web apps||https://developer.tizen.org/development/tools/web-tools|
|Native Tools||Link to development tools for Gear native apps||https://developer.tizen.org/development/tools/native-tools|