Frequently Asked Questions
Firebolt® App Platform
What is Firebolt®?
Firebolt® is an application platform to build apps for RDK powered connected home devices.
Is Firebolt® specific to RDK platform devices?
Yes, currently Firebolt® is available for RDK platform devices.
Which applications can be developed?
Applications for any or any business solution can be implemented on Firebolt®.
eg: Streaming Channels, Gaming, Lifestyle etc.,
What type of applications does Firebolt® Support?
Firebolt® provides platform to build
- WebApps (HTML5),
- NativeApps (C/C++) and,
- Hybrid apps (combination of Web/Lightning and Native apps)
What are the requirements to build apps?
- Firebolt® image, https://firebolt.app/downloads/
- Supported Raspberry-Pi
- Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
- Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+
- Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
- HDMI Cable
- USB2 Keyboard
- USB drive
- Ethernet cable
How do we register to Firebolt® site?
Register at https://firebolt.app/sign-up
Can we use existing RDK-Wiki credentials?
How to become contributor for Firebolt®?
By default, registered users are Subscribers. To become and Contributor and add blog posts, send a request to admin.