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Vinayppatil - VoiceMaging for Windows Phone 8

Hi,

http://www.developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/VoiceMaging_for_Windows_Phone_8 is my entry for the Nokia Imaging Wiki Competition 2013Q3. Kindly add it to competition entries list.

Regards,

Vinay

vinayppatil (talk) 11:14, 13 July 2013 (EEST)

Chintandave er - @vinayppatil

Hi Vinay, Thanks for the start competing for this contest. I see you have created one article but yet to complete it. Entries will be added to contest page soon.

Take your time to complete the article.

Chintan.

Chintandave er 13:01, 13 July 2013 (EEST)

Uarangala -

i haven't win anything in my life im 18 i like to win a nokia phone

Sri Lanka

uarangala (talk) 14:35, 13 July 2013 (EEST)

Cronius - question

hello,

can a developer win for the new article and the feedback contest ?

cronius (talk) 21:19, 13 July 2013 (EEST)

SWARNPRAKASH - how to participate

i want to ask that how & where to register for the competition, how to make the article, what should be the pro's & con's, what must be the major part, do we need to do any extra thing for this.

What sort of feedback do u want on the SDK. Is that article should have to be totally original, then it is not possible as because the API's & other development stuffs for WP are already present on many websites such as stack overflow.com & many more, what kind of uniqueness do u want in that article, what must be the highlights of the article. please do answer all my queries as soon as possible.

Thanks

SWARNPRAKASH (talk) 18:17, 14 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Responses

@Vinayppatil - added - note is in draft. There is no need to add entries until they are complete, but no harm in it either.

@ Uarangala - I suggest you compete then.

@Cronius - No, you can compete in both but there is only one prize per entrant.

@SWARNPRAKASH - how to participate

i want to ask that how & where to register for the competition

Read instructions above

how to make the article

Its a wiki article, create it on this wiki. If you don't know how to do so, then suggest you read some guidance on Help:Contents

what should be the pro's & con's, what must be the major part, do we need to do any extra thing for this.

Don't know what you mean. The above article covers the terms and conditions.

What sort of feedback do u want on the SDK. 

Useful feedback about any aspect of using it. Ie bugs in the SDK or documentation. Missing filters you need, and why. Changes to the API which would make it more useful for you. Anything that we as Nokia can and should reasonably do to make this SDK a success

Is that article should have to be totally original, 
then it is not possible as because the API's & other development stuffs for 
WP are already present on many websites such as stack overflow.com & many more, 
what kind of uniqueness do u want in that article, what must be the highlights of the article.

When we say original we don't necessarily mean that the article doesn't use APIs and materials that are used elsewhere. However they shouldn't duplicate articles or docs used elsewhere, and they should show your original and innovative thought, along with your new code as the key component. So for example the first article (incomplete) above is VoiceMaging for Windows Phone 8 - there aren't other articles on the net that show how you might do this interesting combination of working with voice and imaging. Maybe you invent a new filter, or an interesting visual effect by combining the filters - for example an ereader with a particularly cool page turning effect.

What we do not want is a shallow copy of documents already on the wiki or on MSDN or some other site.

I hope that answers your questions.

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 08:07, 15 July 2013 (EEST)

Cronius - ...

and the headsets are just for the employees and contractors?

cronius (talk) 17:59, 15 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Cronius - yes

That's what the text says!

hamishwillee (talk) 04:25, 16 July 2013 (EEST)

Cronius - ...

it would be great that some winner to also get a certificate to show that he/she really won. that would be a more interesting piece for the CV (as u mentioned that winning is great for the CV).

cronius (talk) 04:39, 16 July 2013 (EEST)

Cronius - ......

in the forum to participate with the feedback category, if the user will write many posts, then it is just one post considered for the competition? or can the user write as many posts as he/she wants? can also the user edit some feedback post?

cronius (talk) 04:42, 16 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Chronius

>iit would be great that some winner to also get a certificate to show that he/she really won. that would be a more interesting piece for the CV (as u mentioned that winning is great for the CV).

Perhaps next time. For this competition the prize is as stated.

>in the forum to participate with the feedback category, if the user will write many posts, then it is just one post considered for the competition? or can the user write as many posts as he/she wants? can also the user edit some feedback post?

You can write as many posts as you like, and you can (I believe) edit your own posts to add correction. However as a rule I would prefer you do not edit your own posts and I will be checking that such posts to not contain information added by later posters.

hamishwillee (talk) 05:54, 16 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Chronius

Remember, "quality over quantity". The winner won't be the person who bombards us with lots of posts. They will be the person who provides the most relevant and useful feedback.

hamishwillee (talk) 06:02, 16 July 2013 (EEST)

Matthewthepc - "Photo Cookbook"

Hello! Still working on it, but here's my entry - http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/How_to_Use_the_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_to_create_a_%22Photo_Cookbook%22_for_Windows_Phone_8_Devices

Good luck to everyone,

Matthew

matthewthepc (talk) 05:03, 22 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Thanks Matthew

Thanks for competing! Please remove "Draft" as soon as you're happy with it. The moderators and I will provide feedback if we can as soon as it is out of draft, and that may help you improve it before the end date.

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 07:35, 22 July 2013 (EEST)

Neeleah - A simple question.

Can I write the article in my blog and share the link here to participate in the competition?

Neeleah (talk) 21:48, 22 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Neeleah - no

Hi Neeleah

No.

You can however write the article on wiki, and then of course promote it though your blog. Indeed this is quite common - a detailed wiki article (which incidentally will need to be in wiki style not blog style) which is referenced by a smaller blog. The wiki article tends to be dry and factual, while the blog tends to be more about the "journey" - ie not just the end results, but why the topic interests you.

Regards

H

hamishwillee (talk) 08:13, 23 July 2013 (EEST)

Bobbydharrell - Moments - An entry into the Wiki Competition

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Moments_-_A_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_Sample_App

Currently in progress, Thanks!

bobbydharrell (talk) 21:05, 23 July 2013 (EEST)

Matthewthepc - Hamishwillee - Out of Draft

Hello, I've removed my entry from draft, if you could please update the wiki.

Thanks,

Matthew

matthewthepc (talk) 07:07, 24 July 2013 (EEST)

Mehul raje - Code from sample project

Hi Hamish,

Is it ok if i reuse some code snippest from "Nokia Developer Example Projects" provided by Nokia.

Thanks

mehul_raje (talk) 09:38, 24 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - @Matthewthepc , @Mehul raje

Matthew - done!

Mehul - yes, cut you should be clear about the origin of "borrowed code" in your article and it should not form the "whole" of your contribution.

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 04:37, 25 July 2013 (EEST)

Vineet.jain - Adding helping articles

Can we add some articles here which are based on image manipulations/imaging which might help people while writing the articles for competition. Like these:

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/How_to_get_and_edit_gallery_images_in_Qt_and_WP

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/CartoonMe_-_Gestures_on_Windows_Phone

vineet.jain (talk) 10:36, 29 July 2013 (EEST)

Vinayppatil - Finished editing

Hi Hamish,

I finished editing my wiki VoiceMaging for Windows Phone 8 and removed draft category. I will appreciate your views and suggestions on it. Could you also please update the wiki.

Regards,

Vinay

vinayppatil (talk) 12:40, 29 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Vinay - list updated

Hi Vinay

List above updated. I've asked the moderators to check out your article and provide advice.

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 03:08, 30 July 2013 (EEST)

Tomas Slavicek - Tomas Slavicek - a new article

Hello, I have finished my article for this competition: Real-time camera effects on Windows Phone 7 and 8

Can you please add it to your list? Looking forward to your comments :)

Thank you!

Tomas Slavicek

Tomas Slavicek (talk) 16:22, 30 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Thanks Thomas

Added!

hamishwillee (talk) 01:32, 31 July 2013 (EEST)

Cronius - source code

hello,

are we obliged to provide in the article for the contest the source code? or it will give just some extra kudos?

cronius (talk) 02:32, 31 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Source code- required

As per above "The article and associated Code Example are submitted under the site Terms & Conditions."

I guess that doesn't say "must have code example", but we've never had a winner who hasn't also provided source.

hamishwillee (talk) 04:48, 31 July 2013 (EEST)

PedroQ - submitting my entry

Hello,

I've finished my article: Using Nokia Imaging SDK in a Windows Phone game

Looking forward to your feedback!

-PedroQ

PedroQ (talk) 06:41, 31 July 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Added, thanks Pedro!

Forwarded to the moderators

hamishwillee (talk) 07:10, 31 July 2013 (EEST)

Dananos - Capturing an uploading Screenshots as images on Windows Phone

Hi,

  Here is an article I wrote some time ago related to Imaging and Windows Phone, if it is relevant enough, please add it to your list of entries;

http://networkprogramming.wordpress.com/2013/05/01/upload-screencapture-windows-phone-7-8/

   Thank you.
-Fiach Reid

dananos (talk) 10:54, 31 July 2013 (EEST)

Yan -

Hi. My futur contribution Using Nokia Imaging SDK in an interactive way. Actually is a draft but i'll finished it for the First segment.

Sample code is finished and can be tested.

yan_ (talk) 02:21, 1 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Dananos - no - please read terms and conditions

This is a wiki competition for unique articles, so this is invalid because it is off-wiki, and because it is not new/unique.

hamishwillee (talk) 02:43, 1 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Yan, added above

Thanks, I'll add this above now.

hamishwillee (talk) 03:15, 1 August 2013 (EEST)

HarMe - Article added

Hi, I have added an article here: http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/How_to_use_manual_camera_controls_such_as_focus_and_white_balance_on_Windows_Phone_8

Harald

HarMe (talk) 11:37, 1 August 2013 (EEST)

Yan -

Using Nokia Imaging SDK in an interactive way is not a draft anymore :)

I'll add reference quickly.

yan_ (talk) 00:23, 2 August 2013 (EEST)

GiancarloLelli - Giancarlo Lelli - Entry for the contest

Hi guys!

This is my article/wiki for the competition please add it to the list: http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Nokia_Imaging_SDK_From_Bottom_To_Top

GiancarloLelli (talk) 00:20, 2 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - All added ... and Yan yours is "undrafted"

YOu can continue to add new articles here - but we'll only be assessing those created and not-draft before midnight GMT on Sunday. I'm ahead in timezone and will add them to the list above on my Monday morning.

Thanks everyone for competing!

hamishwillee (talk) 10:30, 2 August 2013 (EEST)

Perseus9 - Paper Photo

Here is my article submission. Please review and let me know if you need anything else.

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Paper_Photo

Perseus9 (talk) 00:25, 4 August 2013 (EEST)

RatishPhilip - FilterSquare: My submission for the contest

Hi,

  Here is my wiki article for the competition:
  http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/FilterSquare:_Using_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_to_create_an_innovative_Filter_App_for_Windows_Phone_8
  Please add it to your list.
  I am still updating it. Will be done in a few hours.

Regards,

Ratish

RatishPhilip (talk) 14:26, 4 August 2013 (EEST)

RatishPhilip - FilterSquare

Hi,

  I have completed the article and removed the Draft category.
  Kindly consider my submission.

Regards,

Ratish

RatishPhilip (talk) 23:12, 4 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - First segment is complete

Hi Everyone,

The first segment is complete and we'll be doing the judging the listed articles (above) over the next few days. Remember that even if you don't win this round, your articles will still be considered in the next segments.

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 04:33, 5 August 2013 (EEST)

Vinayppatil - Best of luck

Best of luck every body for the first segment.:)

Regards

vinayppatil (talk) 14:40, 6 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - And the subsequent ones

First segment winner announced (above). Lots of good entries.

No need to be despondent if you didn't win - a bunch of these articles are "worthy" and they will all be reconsidered as prizes in the following segments.

regards H

PS Vinay, nice to see this sort of sportsmanship. Good luck indeed!

hamishwillee (talk) 07:06, 7 August 2013 (EEST)

RatishPhilip - For the next segments

Hi Hamish,

   For the next segments, are we supposed to enhance our current articles or add new ones?
   I have a few more enhancements planned for my app FilterSquare which I am also planning to release in the Windows Marketplace. Can I update my article with their details?

Regards

Ratish

RatishPhilip (talk) 07:15, 7 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Ratish - yes

Hi Ratish

Yes, please enhance your current articles if the content is still relevant.

More generally, the decision to have separate articles depends on how they are structured. So you've created a "this is my app" style article, and most things about the app would go into that article. If however you'd created an article "How to apply images to parts of filters", concentrating on the blitting, masks etc, rather than the whole app, then you might write a new article for something like "Defining arbitrary areas of a bitmap to pass to the Imaging SDK".

Hope that makes sense - both app and "function" style articles make sense - the app style tells a "whole story", while the "How to" style makes direct instructions easier to find.

regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 08:30, 7 August 2013 (EEST)

Navibyte - New entry for the contest

Hi!

Just finished a new wiki article located here:

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Combining_imaging_filters_to_create_new_real-time_camera_effects

navibyte (talk) 16:32, 9 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Added - Navibyte

Thanks very much! I've added your entry.

hamishwillee (talk) 04:05, 12 August 2013 (EEST)

Summeli - Detecting faces on Windows Phone

Hi,

Please add my wiki article "Detecting faces on Windows Phone "to the contest: http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Detecting_Faces_on_Windows_Phone

summeli (talk) 22:45, 12 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Summeli - added

Thanks very much

hamishwillee (talk) 04:39, 13 August 2013 (EEST)

RatishPhilip - New entry for the contest

Hi

Please add my new article to your list:

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Effective_Nokia_Imaging_SDK:_A_few_useful_recipes_for_developers

It is still in draft stage. I will be completing it in a few hours time.

Regards,

Ratish

RatishPhilip (talk) 12:54, 17 August 2013 (EEST)

RatishPhilip - New article completed

Hi,

I have finished editing my new article and have removed the Draft category.

Regards,

Ratish

RatishPhilip (talk) 22:48, 17 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Added - second segment complete!

Hi Ratish, your article added.

Second segment is complete. We'll be reviewing (all) the articles again, and hope to announce the next winner later in the week.

Thanks everyone for competing!

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 05:29, 19 August 2013 (EEST)

Yan -

I've begin my second contribution High res Picture navigation and ROI extraction with Imaging SDK. Actually is a draft.

yan_ (talk) 13:04, 23 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Looking good!

Hi Yan,

Thanks very much - I've added above.

Will try to review this week and add feedback.

Cheers

H

hamishwillee (talk) 07:00, 26 August 2013 (EEST)

Highcedar - Cartoon Me

Hi,

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Using_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_Create_Cartoon_Photo

Using Nokia Imaging SDK Create Cartoon Photo is my entry for the Nokia Imaging Wiki Competition 2013Q3. Kindly add it to competition entries list.

Regards,

Xuesong

highcedar (talk) 11:00, 27 August 2013 (EEST)

Yan -

Hi.

I've removed draft category for High res Picture navigation and ROI extraction with Imaging SDK.

yan_ (talk) 17:55, 27 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Highcedar - added to the list above

Thanks for contributing!

hamishwillee (talk) 07:43, 28 August 2013 (EEST)

Highcedar - Thanks for Yan-

Hi Yan-,

Thanks for updating article.

highcedar (talk) 07:58, 28 August 2013 (EEST)

Highcedar - Hamishwillee - Highcedar - added to the list above

Hi Hamishwillee,

Thank you.

highcedar (talk) 07:59, 28 August 2013 (EEST)

To pe - Another entry

Hi,

I've just started writing my entry: http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Partial_filter_application_and_blending_with_Nokia_Imaging_SDK. It is still in draft although the application is practically finished. The application aims to do something different than regular "whole image filter" applications by applying filters just to those regions that user wants. With blending this technique can create, in my opinion, interesting images.

I hope that I will finish the article tomorrow.

Cheers

Toni

to_pe (talk) 02:00, 30 August 2013 (EEST)

Neko23 - I have a question

Hi, I have been working on an article to participate in the competition, the sample app is almost finished and I hope to publish tomorrow (my native language is Spanish so I take some time to translate the article to good english version), but the article idea is very similar to To eg tutorial. D: I really worked hard on the application for several days, but I dont know if I can enter to the competition. I have not time to make other article.

Neko23 (talk) 03:43, 31 August 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - The competition ends midnight Sunday GMT.

Hi Neko23

If you can finish an article in time, then yes it can be submitted as an entry. We won't be changing the deadline though.

Even if you can't get it ready for the competition, I hope you'll still contribute the article.

Regards

Hamish

hamishwillee (talk) 05:28, 31 August 2013 (EEST)

Engin Kırmacı - New Entry for the contest

Hello,

I finally started and finished my article in the last day of competition :) I'm not good at writing but I think that what I implemented will useful for community.

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/How_To_Use_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_With_Custom_Filters_And_Image_Processors

Thanks,

Engin Kırmacı

Engin Kırmacı (talk) 10:27, 31 August 2013 (EEST)

To pe - My article is now complete

Hi Hamish,

I finished my article, hope that it is interesting enough. There are actually two applications described in there :) Hope you can give me enough feedback since it is pretty late now.

Cheers

Toni Petrina

to_pe (talk) 20:54, 31 August 2013 (EEST)

RatishPhilip - Split my previous article into three updated articles

Hi Hamish, I have split my previous article into three new articles. These articles have been further modified to include some more detailed explanation.

Kindly include them to your list.

http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Effective_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_1_:_Applying_filters_to_specific_region_of_image http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Effective_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_2_:_Handling_rapid_Filter_parameter_changes http://developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Effective_Nokia_Imaging_SDK_3_:_Filter_Parameter_Harmonization:Dynamic_UI_generation_for_Filter_parameters


Thanks and Regards,

Ratish

RatishPhilip (talk) 00:12, 2 September 2013 (EEST)

Neko23 - Good luck to all

unfortunately I could not get into the competition, my application is finished, but not yet finished the article. Anyway I will post as soon as I finish.

I hope to be better prepared for Future competitions

Good luck guys!

translated by google xD

Neko23 (talk) 02:58, 2 September 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Thank you everyone for competing

Hi Everyone

The final segment has completed, I have copied the entries into the list above, and judging will be starting today. We hope to complete judging this week.

If you wish to continue evolving your entries you may, but judging will be looking at content from today, not future iterations.

Really impressive set of contributions!

regards Hamish

PS Neko23, sorry you couldn't finish in time - looking forward to seeing your article

hamishwillee (talk) 06:38, 2 September 2013 (EEST)

Engin Kırmacı -

Hello Hamish,

In the "Competition Entries" section, there is a mistake. The article "How To Use Nokia Imaging SDK With Custom Filters And Image Processors" is created by me :)

Regards,

Engin

Engin Kırmacı (talk) 07:13, 2 September 2013 (EEST)

Hamishwillee - Engin - of course it is

Hi Engin

Sorry about that, I'll fix it now! I've added a few comments for your consideration.

regards

H

hamishwillee (talk) 10:24, 2 September 2013 (EEST)