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page.title=User Interfaces for TV
Building an effective and engaging user interface for TV devices requires a firm understanding of what works well
in the context of a living room. Imagine a large screen that can be seen by many people at the
same time, controlled with a few buttons by users with limited attention, and you start to see the
challenges and opportunities of building an app for TV. Building apps for this environment
requires a different approach and different tools.</p>
<p>This section discusses how to build a living room experience with your app, including
implementation instructions and creating user interface widgets built for TV. Also check out
<a href="{@docRoot}design/tv/index.html">Design for TV</a> for information and inspiration
on creating engaging user interfaces for TV devices.</p>
<dt><b><a href="layouts.html">Layouts</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to build app layouts for TV screens.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="navigation.html">Navigation</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to build navigation for TV devices.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="browse.html">BrowseFragment</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to use this fragment to build a browsing interface for media catalogs.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="details.html">DetailsFragment</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to use this fragment to build a details page for media items.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="in-app-search.html">In-App Search</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how to use a built-for-TV user interface for searching within your app.</dd>
<dt><b><a href="recommendations.html">Recommendations</a></b></dt>
<dd>Learn how your app can contribute to the list of recommendations appearing on the home
screen and get your content noticed by users.</dd>