Posts Tagged ‘Developer’

“Find My Champ” app lets you connect with your local Windows Phone Developer Evangelists

Yesterday, Microsoft announced a new application “Find My Champ” to help you find Windows Phone Developer Evangelists near you. Continue reading

BizTalk Server 2010 Developer Training Kit now available

Microsoft has released BizTalk Server 2010 Developer Training Kit and its now available for download at the Microsoft Download Centre. Continue reading

Windows Phone Mango Developer Tools now available for download

Microsoft has released and made available for download the Windows Phone Mango Developer Tools. This beta release of the developer tools packs the 7.1 versioning, and it’s subject to change. Continue reading

Microsoft launches free Accessibility Tools, Training Courses & Accessibility Resource Guide for Developers

Today, Microsoft announced the immediate availability of Microsoft Accessibility Tools & Training for Developers and this package can be downloaded from Microsoft Developer Center. Continue reading

Microsoft Office 2010 Developer Map now available

Microsoft has made available Office 2010 Developer Map and it acn be downloaded at the Microsoft Download Centre. Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace hits 5,000 apps mark

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 Marketplace has reached 5,000 applications since its launch on October 21. currently lists Continue reading

Announcing: Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch Event

With a few days to the launch of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has announced the schedule for the Developer launch event, yesterday. Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools Beta Released!

You can download the bits here.

Also, check out this post for more info on creating WP7 apps by the Windows Team.

Supported Operating System

* Windows® Vista® (x86 and x64) ENU with Service Pack 2 – all editions except Starter Edition
* Windows 7 (x86 and x64) ENU – all editions except Starter Edition


* Installation requires 3 GB of free disk space on the system drive.
* 2 GB RAM
* XNA® Game Studio deployment to Windows® Phone Emulator requires a DirectX® 10 or later graphics card with WDDM 1.1 driver. For additional information, see item #1 in Windows Phone Deployment and Debugging in XNA Game Studio.
* DirectX 10 capable card with a WDDM 1.1 driver is needed to take advantage of GPU acceleration on the Windows Phone Emulator for a Silverlight® application. The DX10 card is optional for Silverlight applications.