Responding to light sensors

Purpose

Developers can create Windows Store apps that use sensors to detect and respond to changes in ambient lighting. For example, an application can respond to a user walking out of doors with their slate device by increasing the contrast between the background and the font being rendered.

In this section

Topic Description

Quickstart: Responding to changes in lighting (C#)

You can use the ambient light sensor to detect changes in lighting with an app written in C#.

Quickstart:Responding to changes in lighting (C++)

You can use the ambient light sensor to detect changes in lighting with an app written in C++.

Developer audience

Developers writing applications for slate and notebook devices will write applications that respond to light sensors.

Roadmap for creating apps using C#, C++, or VB