Windows Phone 7

Another big day for Microsoft! Today Microsoft has released the final version of Windows Phone Developer Tools. The company started working to towards final release after releasing Windows Phone 7 to manufacturing. And after two weeks here are final Windows Phone Developer Tools for developers.

For those who don’t know much about these tools, Windows Phone Developer Tools are powerful and easy to use Visual Studio integrated developer environment (IDE) handles developing Windows Phone 7 phone applications. It includes Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone, the Windows Phone Emulator, Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone, and XNA Game Studio 4.0.

Windows Phone Developer Tools have been released to web and available at no cost. This release is English only, and Microsoft will be releasing the French, Italian, German and Spanish language versions in the next couple of weeks.

So its time to create amazing and beautiful apps and games for Windows Phone 7 and then put them into Windows phone marketplace. It is recommended and advised to re-built or re-compile WP applications that built with a previous beta version of the tools; to avoid failure of application certification in the Marketplace.

Just like beta release, the final Windows Phone Developer Tools are compatible with Visual Studio 2010 RTM and can be found here [Download: Windows Phone Developer Tools]

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