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Get Device Specs

I have been asked more than once lately about the device on which I am testing code.

In order to produce some of the answers simply, I wrote a simple function getDeviceSpecs(). It occurred to me that this may be useful to others when reporting problems on the discussion groups.

Sample code

The sample app uses this function to display some specs and copy them to the clipboard, ready to pass elsewhere.

//Called when application is started.
function OnStart()
    //Create a layout with objects vertically centered.
    lay = app.CreateLayout( "linear", "VCenter,FillXY" );    
    //Create a button and add it to layout.
    btn = app.CreateButton( "Test" );
    lay.AddChild( btn );
    //Add layout to app.    
    app.AddLayout( lay );
function btn_OnTouch()
   var tst = getDeviceSpecs();
function getDeviceSpecs()
  var os =app.GetOSVersion();
  var model = app.GetModel();
  var tablet = app.IsTablet();
//Get screen dimensions. 
  var sw = app.GetScreenWidth(); 
  var sh = app.GetScreenHeight(); 
  var dens = app.GetScreenDensity();
//Get display dimensions. 
  var dw = app.GetDisplayWidth(); 
  var dh = app.GetDisplayHeight();
//specs are formatted as a comment so we can paste
//them somewhere convenient
  var s = "/*\nos=" + os+"\n"+
        "tablet="+ tablet + "\n"+
        "model=" + model + "\n" +
        "screen width="+ sw + "\n" + 
        "screen height="+ sh + "\n" + 
        "screen density="+ dens + "\n" + 
        "display width="+ dw + "\n" + 
        "display height="+ dh +"\n*/"; 


The function getDeviceSpecs at the end of the code, can be pasted independently into a project an the string returned can be used however you see fit.

sample_code/get_device_specs.1421527185.txt.gz · Last modified: 2015/01/18 04:39 (external edit)