Head on over to http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=26648 to download the new tools. This update can be used to develop applications for both 7.0 and 7.1 (Mango) version of Windows Phone OS releases.
The Windows Phone SDK includes the following components:
- Windows Phone SDK 7.1 (Beta2)
- Windows Phone Emulator (Beta2)
- Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Assemblies (Beta2)
- Silverlight 4 SDK and DRT
- Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Extensions for XNA Game Studio 4.0
- Microsoft Expression Blend SDK Preview for Windows Phone 7.1
- WCF Data Services Client for Window Phone 7.1
- Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone 7
Beyond developing apps and games with Silverlight and XNA, take advantage of the new emulator to view and test your new HTML5 websites.
Do you have a burning question related to Windows Phone? Are you unsure, confused or need more information? Do you have feedback you want to share? Whatever your motivation, this session is not to be missed. For one time only at Tech Ed Europe 2010, you will have virtually all the Windows Phone speakers in one room to answer your questions, listen to your feedback and discuss anything Windows Phone 7! This session has proven to be very lively in the past and with such a great platform to talk about, we expect it to be even more so this year!
Come spend some time with me
, Augusto Valdez
, Daniel Bouie
, Jaime Rodriguez
, Larry Lieberman
, and Maarten Struys
at session WPH117-IS
next week in Berlin at Tech Ed Europe 2010
Head on over to http://developer.windowsphone.com/windows-phone-7/ to download the final RTM build of our free tools.
Whether you’re a designer using Expression Blend, an app developer using Silverlight, or a game creator using XNA, we’ve got you covered with great free tools and a high-fidelity Windows Phone 7 emulator.
Now that you’ve downloaded the Windows Phone Developer Tools beta, head on over the Microsoft Download site to get the refreshed Windows Phone Developer Training Kit to go with it.
Videos and labs for the new training kit include:
Using Windows Phone Launcher and Choosers In Your Applications
Understanding the Windows Phone Application Lifecycle (handling Tombstone)
Push Notification Services
Building Your First Windows Phone Application
Windows Phone Navigation and Controls
Game Development with XNA Framework for Windows Phone
Use this kit to learn how to use Microsoft Visual 2010 Express for Windows Phone and Expression Blend to build Silverlight apps and XNA games for Windows Phone.