Microsoft recently launched their latest version of their mobile OS, Windows Phone 8, and now they have made their new Windows Phone 8 SDK (software development kit) available to download.
The Windows Phone 8 SDK is designed to help developers build applications for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 platform, and it also includes the tools to build apps for Windows Phone 7.5.
The Windows Phone SDK 8.0 is a full-featured development environment to use for building apps and games for Windows Phone 8.0 and Windows Phone 7.5. The Windows Phone SDK provides a stand-alone Visual Studio Express 2012 edition for Windows Phone or works as an add-in to Visual Studio 2012 Professional, Premium or Ultimate editions. With the SDK, you can use your existing programming skills and code to build managed or native code apps. In addition, the SDK includes multiple emulators and additional tools for profiling and testing your Windows Phone app under real-world conditions.
You can find out more details about the Windows Phone 8 SDK over at Microsoft, and the kit is also available to download now for developers.
Source The Verge
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