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Level 7

Use register example with video player

Hello Experts:

I have a 2 questions regarding to register example and video player example that is shipped with roku sdk.

1) I want to integrate register example with video player example. What is the best place to show the user the registration screen?

2) If the better option is to display screen just before playing the channel, then post some sample code to do it.
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Level 9

Re: Use register example with video player

It depends. If all of your content requires the user to be linked to an account, then the first time into the channel is probably the best option. If You have free content that doesn't require a linked account, then you can put off linking until the user tries to use functionality that requires the linking.
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Level 7

Re: Use register example with video player

Thank you for replying RokuPatrick.

I need all my content to be Linked to a user account.

Here is the function in videoplayer example where i call the doRegistration() method..

Function showHomeScreen(screen) As Integer

if validateParam(screen, "roPosterScreen", "showHomeScreen") = false return -1


while true
msg = wait(0, screen.GetMessagePort())
if type(msg) = "roPosterScreenEvent" then
print "showHomeScreen | msg = "; msg.GetMessage() " | index = "; msg.GetIndex()
if msg.isListFocused() then
print "list focused | index = "; msg.GetIndex(); " | category = "; m.curCategory
else if msg.isListItemSelected() then
print "list item selected | index = "; msg.GetIndex()
regIndex = doRegistration()
if regIndex = 0 then
print "We are registered. Proceed"
kid = m.Categories.Kids[msg.GetIndex()]
if kid.type = "special_category" then
end if
end if
else if msg.isScreenClosed() then
return -1
end if
end If
end while

return 0

End Function

But when i try to connect to my website, retreive code screen shows for a fraction and then an error message came showing the text:

Cant connect to the video service.
Any suggestions?
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Level 7

Re: Use register example with video player

Ok. I have solved my problem. There was some problem with my web application.
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