Download: Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector for Windows Home Server 2011

Today Windows Server Home Server announced the release of the Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector for Windows Home Server 2011 (aka Integrating Windows Phone 7 with your WHS 2011 Server). This add-in enables you to connect to your home, business, or storage server by using your Windows Phone 7 phone. This installation package provides the…

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Developer Hub: Download Windows Phone Developer tools SDK 7.1 (Mango) beta & 7.0

Now you can download the new Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 (Mango) Beta can be used to develop Applications for both 7.0 and 7.1 version of Windows Phone OS releases.  You can experiment with the latest tools release for Windows Phone. WPDT 7.1 Beta provides the tooling necessary to target the upcoming Windows Phone OS…

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MIX 11: Hardware-accelerated HTML5, IE9 & Mango

Last March 2010 @ MIX 10, we (MS) announced Hardware-Accelerated HTML5, Pushes Boundaries on Web and Cloud Development. Also MS released first platform preview for Windows Internet Explorer 9, highlights commitments to jQuery, OData, expanded support for HTML5, hardware-accelerated graphics and text, and a new JavaScript engine. Together these allow developers to use the same…


@ DevConnections 2010

Listen or watch the latest series of Bytes by MSDN as 17 influential community members and Microsoft developers,  interviewed at DevConnections 2010, talk about user-experience, the cloud, mobile, and a variety of additional topics that they are passionate about.  Check back weekly for the next installment in the series or subscribe and take it on…


Windows Phone 7 Sales: 1.5 million units sold @ first Six weeks

According to Achim Berg, Corp. Vice President of Business and Marketing, Windows Phones, Windows Phone manufacturers sold over 1.5 million phones in the first six weeks. It shows the customer momentum and retail presence. The Sales figures shows that sales are ramping well as our reputation is growing for offering users a unique experience and…


Book review: Programming Windows Phone 7

Are you the Windows Phone 7 developer or want to know how to create WP7 apps? Then this book is meant for you. To give you a sense of this offering, here is Charles’s Introduction—beneath that you’ll find the ebook’s full Table of Contents: Introduction This book is a gift from the Windows Phone 7…

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Windows Phone 7: Visual Basic for Windows Phone Developer Tools – RTW

If you used CTP of Visual Basic for Windows Phone then today you can download the RTW version of the Visual Basic add-on from VB support for the Windows Phone developer tools. This release enables Visual Basic developers to create, build, release Silverlight applications and games for Windows Phone 7 using the final version of…


Windows Phone 7: How to get apps from Marketplace?

Get apps from Marketplace On your phone or from your PC, get apps and games wherever you are.           Check out Marketplace—Microsoft’s virtual store for apps, games, and other entertainment for your phone. Many apps and games in Marketplace are free, while others let you try before you buy. Before you…


Windows Phone 7: LG Owners to Get Free Access to Popular Windows Phone 7 apps

LG Electronics (LG) and Microsoft collaborate on developer program for a new mobile platform. LG and Microsoft announced that they are teaming up to provide customers with a free selection of quality applications for LG customers with Windows Phone 7 handsets. LG and Microsoft will subsidize a revolving portfolio of hand-picked applications, providing free access…


Download : Windows Phone Developer Tools RTW

The Windows Phone team released the final bits for Windows Phone 7 – Developer Tools released to web (RTW). The tooling is free and will integrate with Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend 4 if you have them installed as well. This is the same powerful and easy to use Visual Studio integrated developer environment…