Congratulations to Isenthil, our Windows Phone Development Guru winner for May 2013! To find all the competitors for May (and more information about this monthly contest), see the Wiki article: TechNet Guru Awards, May 2013.

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About Isenthil: Software Engineer, .NET Geek, and Windows Phone Fanboy

 

Isenthil ran the table for the Windows Phone category in May. Here was his winning contribution:

Retrieving the Screen Resolution for Windows Phone 8 Emulator

  

 Here are our Windows Phone winners for May:

 Windows Phone Technical Guru - May 2013  

Gold Award Winner

 

isenthil     Retrieving the Screen Resolution for Windows Phone 8 Emulator
  • "Excellent tip. Just what we want on the wiki."
  • "Nice fact article, useful snippet!"

Silver Award Winner

 

isenthil Windows Phone 8 SDK and Windows 7
  • "Simple but useful fact"
  • "He learned something; he passed it on. That's the point"

Bronze Award Winner

 

isenthil Oxygene and Windows Phone 8 - Introduction
  • "Interesting article."

 

"isenthil" was our only entrant for the Win Phone category and is walking away with a box of medals! :D

  

 

Here is an excerpt from the article:

 

The Windows Phone 8 supports 3 different screen resolutions like WVGA,WXGA,720P.

If you are a developer and wants to retrieve the screen resolution dynamically , you can use the ScaleFactor property defined in App.Current.Host.Content.ScaleFactor.

 

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Read the entire article here (including the code snippet):

Retrieving the Screen Resolution for Windows Phone 8 Emulator

 

Thanks again to Isenthil for a great contribution! You can read about all the May winners here: TechNet Guru Awards - May 2013

See the June contributions here: TechNet Guru Contributions - June 2013

 

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