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    Most interesting question gets PDP membership and Lumia 800!

    Full details on the blog post Got a Windows Phone development question?

    In essence though, we'll be awarding the best question every week for the next four weeks with a PDP membership and Lumia 800. The aim is to show more people what a great service we offer here!

    The winning question will be a genuine development question where the user has shown good community spirit and dibo etiquette.
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    The winner of the first prize is vinayppatil.

    Winner 1. The winner of the first prize is vinayppatil. Vinay’s question “Saving data before exiting in PeriodicTask” points out that some tasks may take more than 25 seconds to complete and asks how you can be sure that your task is complete / how you can be notified before it completes. The question is ongoing, but there has been some excellent feedback from the moderators and wider community.

    We chose this question not only because it is interesting, but because the author “did their research” before sharing the problem with the community.

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    Re: The winner of the first prize is vinayppatil.

    This is an interesting initiative Hamish! Lets get developers back to our Boards!!

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    Re: The winner of the first prize is vinayppatil.

    Quote Originally Posted by balagopalks View Post
    This is an interesting initiative Hamish! Lets get developers back to our Boards!!
    I think so too :-) Not everyone in the Windows Phone community knows what a great service we have - this is about letting more people know that we can help them (particularly with Nokia-specific questions) and also rewarding people who have good "discussion board etiquette".

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    Re: The winner of the first prize is vinayppatil.

    Lets promote this via Social media.. I am doing it right away!

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    If you're also working on Asha platform

    FYI For the next two weeks we will be featuring the most interesting question we find on the Series 40 discussion boards - for Asha developers. So if you're also developing on Asha you have a chance of winning an Asha 311.

    After that we'll be looking for best questions across all discussion boards. Prizes to be discussed!

    All the detail here: featuring-interesting-discussion-board-posts

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    Re: If you're also working on Asha platform

    The winner of the new initiative will be posted here.

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    Re: Most interesting question gets PDP membership and Lumia 800!

    Quote Originally Posted by hamishwillee View Post
    Full details on the blog post Got a Windows Phone development question?
    It seems the blog link is invalid. This may be the correct http://www.developer.nokia.com/Blogs...ment-question/

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    Re: Most interesting question gets PDP membership and Lumia 800!

    Yep the Link is invalid (the date changed) here is the updated one :
    http://www.developer.nokia.com/Blogs...ment-question/

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    Re: Most interesting question gets PDP membership and Lumia 800!

    Thanks a lot, the funny thing is that we were discussing the link update, just forgot applying it here. It is fixed now.

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    Re: Most interesting question gets PDP membership and Lumia 800!

    The winner of the second PDP and Lumia 800 is mrudulpen for the question “Multiple Dynamic Font loading“. Great to see a happy result with support from the community.

    This is updated in the blog and facebook, and should also be in twitter shortly. Thanks mrudulphen - and we look forward to other great questions this week!

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    Re: Most interesting question gets PDP membership and Lumia 800!

    The winner of the third PDP and Lumia 800 is binu_ji for the question “Creating a Trial App with usage limit“.

    The question itself is straightforward, in essence: “what is the simplest and most robust approach to limiting an app to a certain number of uses (trial)”. We liked it because its a common use case that most developers will need to consider.

    The responses explore both solutions for the specific problem asked, and also looked at other business models/approaches that the developer could use to better monetise their application.

    This is updated in the blog and facebook, and should also be in twitter shortly. Thanks binu_ji!

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