Advertising Module

Version 0.10.0

Overview

A module for platform provided advertising settings and functionality.

OpenRPC

Firebolt APIs are maintained in the rdkcentral/firebolt-core-sdk GitHub repository.

You can see this API in the advertising.json OpenRPC JSON-Schema document.

Table of Contents

 

Usage

To use the Advertising module, you can import it into your project from the Firebolt SDK:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Methods

advertisingId

Get the advertising ID

function advertisingId(): Promise<object>

Promise resolution:

the advertising ID

Field Type Description
ifa string  
ifa_type string  
lmt string  

Examples

Getting the advertising ID

JavaScript:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Advertising.advertisingId()
    .then(advertisingId => {
        console.log(advertisingId)
    })

Value of advertisingId:

{
  "ifa": "01234567-89AB-CDEF-GH01-23456789ABCD",
  "ifa_type": "idfa",
  "lmt": "0"
}
JSON-RPC:

Request:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "method": "advertising.advertisingId",
  "params": {}
}

Response:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "result": {
    "ifa": "01234567-89AB-CDEF-GH01-23456789ABCD",
    "ifa_type": "idfa",
    "lmt": "0"
  }
}

appBundleId

Get the App’s Bundle ID

function appBundleId(): Promise<string>

Promise resolution:

Type Description
string the app bundle ID

Examples

Default Example

JavaScript:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Advertising.appBundleId()
    .then(appBundleId => {
        console.log(appBundleId)
    })

Value of appBundleId:

"operator.app"
JSON-RPC:

Request:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "method": "advertising.appBundleId",
  "params": {}
}

Response:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "result": "operator.app"
}

config

Build configuration object for Ad Framework initialization

function config(options: AdConfigurationOptions): Promise<object>

Parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
options AdConfigurationOptions true Configuration options

Promise resolution:

Type Description
object An opaque object represneting the AdConfiguration

Examples

Initializing the Ad Framework

JavaScript:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Advertising.config({"environment":"prod","authenticationEntity":"MVPD"})
    .then(adFrameworkConfig => {
        console.log(adFrameworkConfig)
    })

Value of adFrameworkConfig:

{
  "adServerUrl": "https://demo.v.fwmrm.net/ad/p/1",
  "adServerUrlTemplate": "https://demo.v.fwmrm.net/ad/p/1?flag=+sltp+exvt+slcb+emcr+amcb+aeti&prof=12345:caf_allinone_profile &nw=12345&mode=live&vdur=123&caid=a110523018&asnw=372464&csid=gmott_ios_tablet_watch_live_ESPNU&ssnw=372464&vip=198.205.92.1&resp=vmap1&metr=1031&pvrn=12345&vprn=12345&vcid=1X0Ce7L3xRWlTeNhc7br8Q%3D%3D",
  "adNetworkId": "519178",
  "adProfileId": "12345:caf_allinone_profile",
  "adSiteSectionId": "caf_allinone_profile_section",
  "adOptOut": true,
  "privacyData": "ew0KICAicGR0IjogImdkcDp2MSIsDQogICJ1c19wcml2YWN5IjogIjEtTi0iLA0KICAibG10IjogIjEiIA0KfQ0K",
  "ifaValue": "01234567-89AB-CDEF-GH01-23456789ABCD",
  "ifa": "ewogICJ2YWx1ZSI6ICIwMTIzNDU2Ny04OUFCLUNERUYtR0gwMS0yMzQ1Njc4OUFCQ0QiLAogICJpZmFfdHlwZSI6ICJzc3BpZCIsCiAgImxtdCI6ICIwIgp9Cg==",
  "appName": "FutureToday",
  "appBundleId": "FutureToday.comcast",
  "distributorAppId": "1001",
  "deviceAdAttributes": "ewogICJib0F0dHJpYnV0ZXNGb3JSZXZTaGFyZUlkIjogIjEyMzQiCn0=",
  "coppa": 0,
  "authenticationEntity": "60f72475281cfba3852413bd53e957f6"
}
JSON-RPC:

Request:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "method": "advertising.config",
  "params": {
    "options": {
      "environment": "prod",
      "authenticationEntity": "MVPD"
    }
  }
}

Response:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "result": {
    "adServerUrl": "https://demo.v.fwmrm.net/ad/p/1",
    "adServerUrlTemplate": "https://demo.v.fwmrm.net/ad/p/1?flag=+sltp+exvt+slcb+emcr+amcb+aeti&prof=12345:caf_allinone_profile &nw=12345&mode=live&vdur=123&caid=a110523018&asnw=372464&csid=gmott_ios_tablet_watch_live_ESPNU&ssnw=372464&vip=198.205.92.1&resp=vmap1&metr=1031&pvrn=12345&vprn=12345&vcid=1X0Ce7L3xRWlTeNhc7br8Q%3D%3D",
    "adNetworkId": "519178",
    "adProfileId": "12345:caf_allinone_profile",
    "adSiteSectionId": "caf_allinone_profile_section",
    "adOptOut": true,
    "privacyData": "ew0KICAicGR0IjogImdkcDp2MSIsDQogICJ1c19wcml2YWN5IjogIjEtTi0iLA0KICAibG10IjogIjEiIA0KfQ0K",
    "ifaValue": "01234567-89AB-CDEF-GH01-23456789ABCD",
    "ifa": "ewogICJ2YWx1ZSI6ICIwMTIzNDU2Ny04OUFCLUNERUYtR0gwMS0yMzQ1Njc4OUFCQ0QiLAogICJpZmFfdHlwZSI6ICJzc3BpZCIsCiAgImxtdCI6ICIwIgp9Cg==",
    "appName": "FutureToday",
    "appBundleId": "FutureToday.comcast",
    "distributorAppId": "1001",
    "deviceAdAttributes": "ewogICJib0F0dHJpYnV0ZXNGb3JSZXZTaGFyZUlkIjogIjEyMzQiCn0=",
    "coppa": 0,
    "authenticationEntity": "60f72475281cfba3852413bd53e957f6"
  }
}

deviceAttributes

Get the device advertising device attributes

function deviceAttributes(): Promise<object>

Promise resolution:

Type Description
object the device attributes

Examples

Getting the device attributes

JavaScript:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Advertising.deviceAttributes()
    .then(deviceAttributes => {
        console.log(deviceAttributes)
    })

Value of deviceAttributes:

{}
JSON-RPC:

Request:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "method": "advertising.deviceAttributes",
  "params": {}
}

Response:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "result": {}
}

listen

Listen for events from this module.

To listen to a specific event pass the event name as the first parameter:

Advertising.listen(event: string, (data: any) => void): Promise<number>

Parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
event string Yes The event to listen for, see Events.
callback function Yes A function that will be invoked when the event occurs.

Promise resolution:

Type Description
number Listener ID to clear the callback method and stop receiving the event, e.g. Advertising.clear(id)

Callback parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
data any Yes The event data, which depends on which event is firing, see Events.

To listen to all events from this module pass only a callback, without specifying an event name:

Advertising.listen((event: string, data: any) => void): Promise<number>

Parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
callback function Yes A function that will be invoked when the event occurs. The event data depends on which event is firing, see Events.

Callback parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
event string Yes The event that has occured listen for, see Events.
data any Yes The event data, which depends on which event is firing, see Events.

Promise resolution:

Type Description
number Listener ID to clear the callback method and stop receiving the event, e.g. Advertising.clear(id)

See Listening for events for more information and examples.


once

Listen for only one occurance of an event from this module. The callback will be cleared after one event.

To listen to a specific event pass the event name as the first parameter:

Advertising.once(event: string, (data: any) => void): Promise<number>

Parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
event string Yes The event to listen for, see Events.
callback function Yes A function that will be invoked when the event occurs.

Promise resolution:

Type Description
number Listener ID to clear the callback method and stop receiving the event, e.g. Advertising.clear(id)

Callback parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
data any Yes The event data, which depends on which event is firing, see Events.

To listen to all events from this module pass only a callback, without specifying an event name:

Advertising.once((event: string, data: any) => void): Promise<number>

Parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
callback function Yes A function that will be invoked when the event occurs. The event data depends on which event is firing, see Events.

Callback parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
event string Yes The event that has occured listen for, see Events.
data any Yes The event data, which depends on which event is firing, see Events.

Promise resolution:

Type Description
number Listener ID to clear the callback method and stop receiving the event, e.g. Advertising.clear(id)

See Listening for events for more information and examples.


policy

Get the advertising privacy and playback policy

To get the value of policy call the method like this:

function policy(): Promise<AdPolicy>

Promise resolution:

Type Description
AdPolicy Describes various ad playback enforcement rules that the app should follow.

Examples

Getting the advertising policy settings

JavaScript:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Advertising.policy()
    .then(adPolicy => {
        console.log(adPolicy)
    })

Value of adPolicy:

{
  "skipRestriction": "adsUnwatched",
  "limitAdTracking": false
}
JSON-RPC:

Request:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "method": "advertising.policy",
  "params": {}
}

Response:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "result": {
    "skipRestriction": "adsUnwatched",
    "limitAdTracking": false
  }
}

To set the value of policy call the method like this:

function policy(): Promise<ListenResponse | AdPolicy>

Parameters:

Param Type Required Summary

Promise resolution:

Type Summary
void Promise resolves with no value when the operation is complete.

Examples

Getting the advertising policy settings

JavaScript:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Advertising.policy(true)
JSON-RPC:

Request:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "method": "advertising.policy",
  "params": {}
}

Response:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "result": {
    "skipRestriction": "adsUnwatched",
    "limitAdTracking": false
  }
}

To subscribe to notifications when the value changes, call the method like this:

function policy (subscriber: () => void): Promise<listenerId>

Parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
     
subscriber function Yes Callback to execute when the value changes.

Promise resolution:

Type Summary
listenerId The id of the listener that can be used with Advertising.clear(listenerId) to unsubscribe

Callback parameters:

Param Type Required Summary
`    

Examples

JavaScript:

import { Advertising } from '@firebolt-js/sdk'

Advertising.policy((value) => {
  // property value was changed
  console.log(value)
}).then(listenerId => {
  // you can clear this listener w/ Advertising.clear(listenerId)
})

value of value:

JSON-RPC:

Request:

Response:

{
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": "1",
  "result": {
    "listening": "true"
  }
}

Events

Additional events

The following events are documented as part of a related set of method APIs.

For more information, follow the links under the “Documentation” column.

JavaScript RPC Payload Documentation
licy policy ListenResponse policy

Schemas

AdPolicy

Describes various ad playback enforcement rules that the app should follow.

type AdPolicy = {
  skipRestriction?: SkipRestriction  // The advertisement skip restriction.
  limitAdTracking?: boolean
}

See also:


AdConfigurationOptions

type AdConfigurationOptions = {
  coppa?: boolean                // Whether or not the app requires US COPPA compliance.
  environment?: 'prod' | 'test'  // Whether the app is running in a production or test mode.
  authenticationEntity?: string  // The authentication provider, when it is separate entity than the app provider, e.g. an MVPD.
}

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