Windows Phone Developer Tools Are Finally Ready,
Long waited tools are now final. Developers that wants to put their apps into the marketplace, opening in early October, needs to download the final version of the tools.
For more information on Windows Phone at developer portal.
Remember…the tools are totally free and you can start to build and sell your apps to all supported areas.
For offline installation ISO image can be found here : go.microsoft.com/fwlink
For more information on passing Windows Market places ertification, please see the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace policies.
The Silverlight toolkit team put something to the game too and this time for Windows Phone 7. The team is releasing a series of controls/libraries to help WP7 developers fill some gaps and simply make things easier and more consistent. The initial set includes the following:
- ContextMenu control
- DatePicker and TimePicker controls
- ToggleSwitch control
- GestureHelper library
- WrapPanel control
These controls are available for download including the source code from http://silverlight.codeplex.com/ and are free to use in your projects.