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Device configuration package for TAL Node.js backend (node-tal) or any backend, really.

It is basically JSON files with a couple of JavaScript helpers to access them quickly.


npm install --save tal-config


Get a device configuration

The connect middleware will automatically update the HTTP response MIME-Type as well as populating a res.locals.tal object (see below).

var config = require('tal-config');
console.log(config.getJSON('devices', 'panasonic-tv_2013')); // -> TAL JSON config for Panasonic HbbTV 2013's model 

Serving a TAL application with Node.js

Use it in conjunction with node-tal to make your Connect/Express routes SmartTV compliant!

var express = require('express');
var app = express();
var tal = require('tal');
var talConfig = require('tal-config');
app.get('/tvApp', tal.middleware(talConfig));


Simply run the tests using the following command.

npm test

If you add a feature and don't have any knowledge in testing, propose your code anyway. Explain what you want to achieve, what are the edge cases and we'll do our best to fill the blanks.


Copyright 2014 British Broadcasting Corporation

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