You can now build Windows Phone 7 apps on the final release of Visual Studio 2010 (VS2010) with the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP Refresh (WPDT CTP).
Charlie Kindel’s blog post on the Windows Blog describes what’s new and what has changed in his blog posting, Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP Refresh!
Among the changes:
This release has been tested to work with the final release of Visual Studio 2010.
An updated Windows Phone 7 OS image for the Windows Phone Emulator.
A few APIs in the frameworks have been added and or changed. See this MSDN page for more details.
The documentation has been updated with new and expanded topics. See this MSDN page for more details.
Download the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP.
For more information about getting started developing for Windows Phone 7 and for code samples, see Developer Home of Windows Phone.
See Windows Phone 7 in 7! from MSDEV. These are quick videos that show you how to write code for Windows Phone 7.
Get the Windows Phone 7 Series Developer Training Kit from Channel 9.
Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation