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Windows Phone 7.5 Application Development with F# by Lohith G. N.

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Chapter 4. Windows Phone Screen Orientations

In the previous chapter, we looked into all the supported controls of the Windows Phone Silverlight runtime. We learned about the different types of controls and how to work with them in F#. In this chapter, we will look into one of the interesting concepts of Windows Phone – orientation. Since we are dealing with a handheld device, the device itself can be held either vertically or horizontally. In technical terms, this tilting of the device is termed as orientation. This chapter will explain the orientation behavior of the device and how, as a developer, you should handle the orientation changes in your application code.

Orientation

With Windows Phone being a handheld device, the user has all the freedom ...

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