Windows Phone 7 Series – First Developer Information

 

The official developer story for Windows Phone 7 Series was finally announced at MIX10.

You can review the recording of the Keynote at http://live.visitmix.com, also all the sessions will be available within 24hours of their posting. There is extensive list of presentations for Windows Phone listed here.

You can start playing with these tools today!

Official Silverlight site for Mobile Development: http://silverlight.net/getstarted/devices/windows-phone/ 

Channel 9 has a training information here: http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Learn/Windows-Phone-7-Series-Training/

Ok, and for the ones in the hurry, direct link: Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP


Create a Windows Phone application                     Windows Phone Project TemplatesWindows Phone Emulator


Here is the overview summary of the announcements:

End-to-End Mobile Development Platform: By combining Silverlight for rich internet applications and the XNA Framework for game development, developers and designers will be able to build visually stunning and immersive applications and games on the Windows Phone 7 Series.


Free Windows Phone Developer Tools: Microsoft has released a free comprehensive tool support package for Silverlight on Windows Phone 7 Series, available for download. Expression Blend for Windows Phone and a preview of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone will be also included as part of the download.


Windows Phone Marketplace: Microsoft made available a new merchandising tool that will enable developers and designers to bring applications and games to market and increase the discoverability of applications with customers while supporting one-time credit card purchases, mobile operator billing and advertising-funded applications.

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