WHAT YOU NEED TO USE THIS BOOK

To follow this book and to compile and run the sample applications, you need the following:

  • Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Server 2003.
  • The latest release of the Windows Phone 7 developer tools. These are freely available from Microsoft at http://create.msdn.com. A free edition of Visual Studio 2010, XNA Game Studio, and Expression Blend designed for Windows Phone 7 development are included in these tools.
  • Installation of the Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 Toolkit. A free toolkit is available at http://silverlight.codeplex.com/.

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