Monday, January 24, 2011

Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development - Part 1

Understanding the development environment

To begin developing applications for Windows Phone 7 devices, you will first need to download and install some development tools for the same. You can find the Windows Phone Developer Tools at The package installed from the App Hub includes everything you need to start developing for Windows Phone 7 including Visual Studio 2010 Express, Microsoft Expression Blend and Windows Phone Emulator among other tools. It is also recommended to download and install the Windows Phone Developer Tools January 2011 Update from after installing the Windows Phone Developer Tools.