Now that Windows Phone 7 OS is out in the wild and the first cell phones running it will be released soon, we need more apps for the Windows phone. What we need for that? An SDK (Software Development Kit) of course. Download it after the break.
Here’s a screenshot of Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone:
The Windows Phone Developer Toolkit (SDK) is required to develop any applications. If you are familiar with developing desktop-based programs or Silverlight applications, you will be able to use the same workflow environment.
The Windows Phone Developer Tools Content:
- Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone
- Windows Phone Emulator Resources
- Silverlight 4 Tools For Visual Studio
- XNA Game Studio 4.0.
- Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows Phone.
You can download the SDK for free here: Download Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools
Selling Windows Phone 7 Applications
If you plan to sell your applications, you can register at the AppHub, which will be the marketplace for all Windows Phone 7 apps. Go to AppHub
Are you going to develop any applications for the Windows Phone 7?