Combine your development skills with award-winning tools and deliver compelling Windows Phone apps quickly and easily: It's never been easier to create beautiful, well architected mobile apps.
The Windows Phone tools consist of Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone, Visual Studio 2010 for Windows Phone Express, XNA Game Studio, and the Windows Phone emulator that together provide a seamless development experience. Experiment, customise, and style your UX with subtle animations and transitions that add richness and life to your apps.
Download the Windows Phone SDK (WP SDK) 7.1 and start creating your apps for Nokia products with Windows Phone. WP SDK 7.1 delivers all the APIs you need to create compelling Silverlight and XNA apps, along with the 'Go Live' license that enables you to deliver apps to the Windows Marketplace. In addition, you can develop apps in the Chinese language.
The Windows Phone SDK includes Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone, Visual Studio Express for Windows Phone, and the Windows Phone Emulator. Other key components included in the SDK package are:
This update adds new features and tools to the WP SDK 7.1, such as an API to detect a phone's available memory, IntelliSense support to communicate device targeting preferences, and emulation of a phone with 256 MB of memory. A 'go live' license is included, so you can publish your apps to Marketplace.
The update must be installed over an installation of WP SDK 7.1. It's provided in localized versions for each of the 10 languages available in the WP SDK 7.1, including Chinese. In addition to support on Windows 7, the ability to run the tools on Windows 8 is also provided.
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