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Welcome to the Nokia Developer Wiki, home to 9075 community created articles, code examples, and other resources for developing on Nokia's Windows Phone (Lumia), Nokia Asha and HERE Location platforms (and all our other service and legacy platforms too).

The wiki is easy to use, but if you do need help there is plenty of guidance in the Help or from our discussion board. Content improvements are welcomed, and significant contribution is rewarded through the Wiki Contributor of the Month program.

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COM winner for November: Sara Silva

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Sara Silva (saramgsilva ) has been selected as Contributor of the Month (COM) winner for November.

Over the last month Sara created 37 new articles and translations on the wiki! These included many articles showing how to use the MVVM Light Toolkit and services in the Cimbalino Windows Phone Toolkit, along with another 7 translations of popular wiki articles to Portuguese.

Sara is a Nokia Developer Champion, and this is the second time she has been selected as COM winner - the last time being in March.

We'll be sending her a Nokia Lumia 925 in the next few days! Please join me in congratulating her on the discussion boards.

Next month we've got another great Lumia device for our Wiki Contributor of the Month. That could be one of our great contributors from last month or it could be you: all you need to do is contribute useful articles, example codes, tutorials, or significantly shape up the existing ones!

Nokia Imaging and Big UI Wiki Competition 2013Q4

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We're holding another wiki article competition!

Only 2 weeks to go! The first few entries are pretty cool - can you come up with an even more innovative article?

Competitors will submit articles, tutorials and guides that show how to use the features of the updated Nokia Imaging SDK with both C++ and C# APIs, and also insight and guidance on how to best use the increased screen resolution and size on Nokia's larger devices. Winners will be among the first to receive the stunning new Nokia Lumia 1520.

Check out Nokia Imaging and Big UI Wiki Competition 2013Q4 for all the details.

Contributors of the Week

Thank you to the community members who contributed last week (image courtesy of Wordle).


For more detail see Wiki contributor of the week#02 December 2013

Nokia Asha Wiki Competition 2013H2
Healthcare is being revolutionized by the availability of inexpensive mobile phones that offer powerful processing and local networking features.

Segment 1 winner selected

Segment 1 winner is oniongarlic for Using Bluetooth Heart Rate monitor from Java ME - find out more and congratulate him here.

With more than 3 weeks to go and 4 more prize packs to award (including phone, headphones, portable power pack and DVLUP XP), we're looking forward to seeing what great articles will come in this next segment.


In this wiki competition we want you to show us how far these possibilities can be taken on the Nokia Asha software platform using just the platform, or in combination with remote sensing devices. It’s your chance to make the world a healthier place.

Read more about this competition and participate.

More Announcements...

Featured Article of the Week (Windows Phone)

How to keep a UI element in view when scrolling a page in Windows Phone by Depechie


This article explains how to keep a specific UI element in view while we vertically scroll through the content on a Windows Phone page.

See Featured Articles for other great articles from the community.

Featured Article of the Week (Nokia Asha)

Creating LCDUI Custom Components: CategoryBar by Tomi_


This article explains how to create a translucent custom category bar component that can be deployed in Canvas. The component has a similar API and appearance to the Nokia Asha UI's native component.

See Featured Articles for other great articles from the community.

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