This chapter will prepare you with everything you will need to get started with Windows Phone 7 development. You will learn about the Windows Phone emulator, Visual Studio 2010, and Microsoft Expression Blend 4. You will also learn to use these tools to create your first Windows Phone application.
Before you can write your first application, you first need to download and install the tools. In the next section, we'll show you how.
At the time of writing this book, Windows Phone 7 developer tool beta version 1.0 was used. The latest Windows Phone developer tool can be downloaded from
http://developer.windowsphone.com/windows-phone-7/. The Windows Phone developer beta ...