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