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Hamishwillee - Thanks for contributing your blog!

Hi Dan

Thanks for contributing your blog - useful information!

I have subedited the blog for wiki style and changed it to a "How To" style article (basically a standard format used for some articles on the wiki). Can you please check and confirm I didn't make any mistakes during this process.

Please note the wiki styles - I've used Icode to mark up inline code (normally we use an external link to api reference for the first time we mention an API item, and Icode subsequently). For the code block I've specified syntax markup. For the image I've used a "thumb" rather than a gallery - allows you to have that nice frame and control the size better. There is a lot more information in the Help:Contents, and in particular see the Help:Wiki Article Review Checklist

Can you confirm what real devices this has been tested on? I will put the information in the Article Meta Data up the top.

Did you reference any other articles before you wrote this blog. I've added your blog and some other useful links to the References section, but if you got any ideas on this from elsewhere it is useful to put those references in too.

Are there any assemblies that need to be imported? These should be specified - e.g. "Using ..." in the code. If this needs to be conditional, please add. Are there any security capabilities required?

In terms of specific improvements this is a great article about using reflection to get the screen resolution. I think that it would be great to have a code fragment below the one above which shows how you do this without reflection - there will be people who will ignore WP7 and so its worth showing them the "easier way". Can you do just a code fragment for that (no need to add to your example)

Thank you again, very helpful.

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee 05:08, 1 May 2013 (EEST)

Dan.ardelean - Thanks for the help

Hi Hamish,

Thanks a lot for the help. This is the first time I post on the Nokia Wiki page so your help is very valuable. I intend to post more wikis and I will definitely use your advices.

Thanks again,

Dan

dan.ardelean 12:11, 1 May 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - You're welcome

Hi Dan,

Can you help me with these bits so I can say this is "done".

  1. Can you confirm what real devices this has been tested on? I will put the information in the Article Meta Data up the top.
  2. Did you reference any other articles before you wrote this blog. I've added your blog and some other useful links to the References section, but if you got any ideas on this from elsewhere it is useful to put those references in too.
  3. Are there any assemblies that need to be imported? These should be specified - e.g. "Using ..." in the code. If this needs to be conditional, please add. Are there any security capabilities required?

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee 07:58, 2 May 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Thanks,

Next time round I will delete my comments as you have addressed them.

hamishwillee 08:34, 17 May 2013 (EEST)

Influencer - Tested on Lumia 800

I tested on Lumia 800 - all well.

Thomas

influencer 23:58, 16 June 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - YOu would hope so!

Thanks Thomas, though not vital to test since there is only one resolution in WP7 :-) Good for completeness though.

hamishwillee 04:57, 17 June 2013 (EEST)

Influencer - Yes

Remember - there's a WP8 SDK function involved so it's good to know it works on the device.

influencer 06:43, 17 June 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Indeed :-)

Thanks. Appreciate all your help providing advice to authors. I can provide a point of view with respect to the English and document structure, but only shallow depth on technical accuracy.

hamishwillee 07:55, 17 June 2013 (EEST)

Monto - What about 1020p

Please update this post for Lumia 1520, 1320.

monto (talk) 17:40, 21 February 2014 (EET)

 
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