Most tablets and laptops these days have an array of sensors onboard the device that developers can use and take advantage of. One of the sensors which is on most tables and laptops is the Light Sensor. This sensor can be used for many things and it is common that the light sensor is used to illuminate the backlight on keyboards. In this post we are going to take a look at how to use the Light Sensor from within your C#/XAML Windows 8 application.
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