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It also uses the same phone emulator as VS enabling you to build and run applications without needing a physical device.
VS 2010 Express for Windows Phone provides a rich development environment for building great phone applications.The project file format is the same for both tools - enabling you to create an application in one of the tools and then open it up and edit it in another.Expression Blend for Phone provides a really powerful environment for creating interactive experiences: It includes full designer support including support for animations, storyboards, custom paths, and many other features. .Visual Basic 2010 Express is part of the Visual Studio 2010 Express family, a free set of tools that Windows developers at any level can use to create custom applications using basic and expert settings.OpenGL Testing, copy the sample code into gluttest.Having made that decision, you might be left scratching your head.Phone Registration Tool, when you get a device, this allows you to unlock the device so you can run/debug your application on it, using your Marketplace account.
Windows Phone 7 Blog as well as from this, channel9 video that includes an interview from.
Hope this helps, Scott.S.Todays tools release provides everything you need to get started building great Windows Phone 7 applications. .If you already have Visual Studio 2010, the setup will also add support for Windows Phone 7 development and projects to your full Visual Studio 2010.Follow me at: m/scottgu.Running OpenGL/glut with Visual Studio 2010.Express Blend 4 for Windows Phone.As with all programs that target the.NET Framework.Below are some videos taken of a few applications running on actual Windows Phone 7 hardware devices connected to the web over 3G: On, you can search the tag wp7dev to find other demos that have been posted by developers who have been using.After creating a blank project, attach the necessary libraries in Project- gluttest Properties.