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Code at the speed of Lightning. Start developing your TV apps today.

Built to deliver the best user and TV app experience

LightningTM is a lightweight, open-source framework for developing UX and TV apps. It is based on JavaScript and uses WebGL for rendering. No HTML or CSS necessary, resulting in high-performing browser-based TV apps. Lightning contains all the common features you will need when building your UX or TV app.

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The power of Lightning

Many of the principles used in LightningTM were inspired by Google Polymer, Angular and other modern frameworks. By not being limited to HTML, we could use and combine our favorite design patterns, and create our own take on the ultimate component-based framework for UX and TV app development.

  • High focus on efficient use of resources
  • Leverages WebGL and Canvas2D
  • Not using HTML DOM elements
  • Built with great performance in mind

Lightning Training

Make the most of the Lightning development framework. Follow the 3-day virtual Lightning course and arm yourself with the skills necessary to build high quality TV apps. 

After completing the training, you will be certified as a Metrological Certified Lightning Developer.

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Need help?

Do you have a question about the LightningTM or Metrological SDK, or do you need support? We are here to help.

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