This approach has both advantages and disadvantages.The key advantage is that we’re just calling the web-based Netflix application via a web browser embedded in a Win Form app.
5/12 UPDATE: Be advised – Microsoft has released another update for Windows Media Center that is incompatible with the Netflix and Amazon plugins.
To continue using the addins you will need to remove KB3150220.
– Some antivirus products continue to improperly detect the ‘mongoose.exe’ webserver as a virus. You will need to disable your AV product to install and/or exclude the ‘mongoose.exe’ file from being scanned.
When reporting issues with the BETA, please see the FEEDBACK section of the PDF file included with the installer.
Here is a short video showing the current progress of the Remote Control JS library.
In this demo I can arrow-down to the first row of videos, select the first one (which is highlighted in red) and then I can invoke the Play function by clicking OK on the remote. I am currently working on finishing the page ‘map’ so I know how to apply the remote-control functionality.Also beginning work on the MCML registration point.I will need the requested diagnostic information and the file. This page will serve as the home for my latest project – a replacement application for the aging Netflix plugin in Windows Media Center 7 and 8.x.The project is in the very early stages but I wanted to share my goals/objectives and document the progress.Primary Goals Secondary Goals include the addition of an on-screen keyboard when logging in and using feature such as Search.The Design While my last streaming plugin (Amazon MCE) was a full Media Center native application (with the exception of the Silver Light player), this application will be a Win Form application with a MCML registration and launch point. Because Netflix no longer provides the casual developer access to their API.