Microsoft unveiled a number of tools at Mix 2010 for developer to build application for Windows Phone 7 series devices. Most of the tools are versions of standard Microsoft developer tools that have been modified for mobile environments. Microsoft extended most of its windows development tools for Windows Phone 7 series development , this will provide a consistent development environment for developers.
Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP
The same powerful and easy to use Visual Studio integrated developer environment (IDE) handles from design to testing of Windows Phone 7 Series phone applications. The Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP includes the following
- Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone CTP
- Windows Phone Emulator CXTP
- Silverlight for Windows Phone CTP
- XNA 4.0 Game Studio CTP