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Building Tablet PC Applications by Philip Su, Rob Jarrett

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Getting Introspective

Sitting alone in front of a crackling fire, sipping a glass of cabernet, listening to William Shatner’s rendition of "Mr. Tambourine Man"… life, the universe—what does it all mean? OK, that’s actually not what’s being referred to here. Rather, we’re going to talk about how your tablet-aware application might find it useful to know more about the hardware environment it’s running in—perhaps find out how many tablet devices are installed, what their capabilities are, and so on.

This section covers the Platform SDK support to introspect the system, in order to garner all the information you’d ever need about the installed tablet devices.

Tablets Collection

We briefly saw earlier that the Tablets class encapsulates the collection ...

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