Silverlight Toolkit for Windows Phone Updated for ‘Mango’

phone7-brandCreate better Phone apps with the Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit (August 2011) add-on. This is a great new release provides extra controls to those in the Windows Phone 7.1 SDK.

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The Controls

Here are some new controls you can expect.

  • LongListSelector
  • MultiselectList
  • LockablePivot
  • ExpanderView
  • HubTile .
  • ContextMenu
  • ListPicker
  • RecurringDaysPicker
  • Date & Time Converters
  • Page Transitions
  • PhoneTextBox
  • All error messages and interface elements

Here are some controls that are already in the kit that have been updated too:

  • AutoCompleteBox
  • DatePicker
  • PerformanceProgressBar
  • TiltEffect
  • TimePicker
  • WrapPanel
  • Helper code for Gestures

Get the tools

You can download the new release straight from the CodePlex site at - it requires the latest ‘Mango’ developer tools as well.

The release is also available on NuGet as the SilverlightToolkitWP package.


Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation


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