Silverlight/XNA developer frameworks and Multitasking for Windows Phone 7 Series revealed

Windows Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend are the primary tools for developing applications for Windows Phones 7, revealed XDA-Developers forum. “Developer frameworks documents show that there’re two frameworks available for developers to create apps. First is Silverlight UI framework for "event-driven, XAML based development." Platform provides developers with full features of Silverlight to develop […]

Windows Visual Studio 2010 and Expression Blend are the primary tools for developing applications for Windows Phones 7, revealed XDA-Developers forum. “Developer frameworks documents show that there’re two frameworks available for developers to create apps. First is Silverlight UI framework for "event-driven, XAML based development." Platform provides developers with full features of Silverlight to develop mark-up based user experiences. Second is Microsoft's XNA UI framework. This’s primarily for loop-based games and allows developers to use full power of XNA gaming environment. XNA is a set of tools provided by Microsoft that allows game development. XNA games can run on any platform that supports the XNA framework with little to no modification required.” And “Multitasking confirmed in another document leaked to XDA-developers, Microsoft confirms that multitasking will be operational in Windows Phone 7: "As a preemptive multitasking operating system (OS), Windows Phone OS 7.0 supports multiple processes running simultaneoulsy on the system. There is no limit to the number of processes that can run on the phone. The only limit is the amount of available system resources."”

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