Windows Phone Developer Tools January 2011 Update

Just few before Microsoft released Windows Phone Developer Tools update (Jan 2011).

You can download it here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=49B9D0C5-6597-4313-912A-F0CCA9C7D277&displaylang=en

January 2011 Update to the Windows Phone Developer Tools providing bug fixes, a new emulator, and utilities. This update is composed of two installation files and includes the contents of the deprecated October 2010 Update.

In this Updates:-

There are TWO separate installations for the Windows Phone Developer Tools January 2011 Update.
Step 1: WindowsPhoneDeveloperResources_[language]_patch1.msp (Windows Phone Developer Tools January 2011 Update)
Step 2: VS10-KB2486994-x86.exe (Windows Phone Developer Tools Fix)

The Windows Phone Developer Tools January 2011 Update includes:

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* Windows Phone Emulator Update – Exposes copy/paste functionality in the Windows Phone 7 emulator. For more information. Please visit this URL http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg588379%28v=VS.92%29.aspx . I like this very much

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* Windows Phone Developer Resources Update – Fixes a text selection bug in pivot and panorama controls.

* Windows Phone Capability Detection Tool – Detects the phone capabilities used by your application. When you submit your application to Windows Phone Marketplace , Microsoft performs a code analysis to detect the phone capabilities required by your application and then replaces the list of capabilities in the application manifest with the result of this detection process.

* Windows Phone Connect Tool – Allows you to connect your phone to a PC when Zune software is not running and debug applications that use media APIs. For more information, see How to: Use the Connect Tool.
* Updated Bing Maps Silverlight Control – Better performance when using Bing Maps Silverlight Control in WP7.

WPDT Fix includes:

* Windows Phone Developer Tools Fix allowing deployment of XAP files over 64 MB in size to physical phone devices for testing and debugging.

Source : Microsoft.com

Thanks,
Naga Harish.
Enjoy while coding..!

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