Earlier this week, announcements concerning the Windows 7 series of phones created a lot of excitement. These actually look like they might be cool, popular devices, brought to the public courtesy of Microsoft. And now, a few details regarding what this means for developers have emerged.
Kevin McLaughlin wrote, “The Windows Phone 7 development platform uses Silverlight, XNA and the .Net Compact Framework, and developers will use familiar tools like Visual Studio and Expression Blend to build applications, according to documents posted earlier this week on the blog WMPoweruser.com.”
Otherwise, well, everything’s still up in the air (or Microsoft’s decided not to leak/make public any additional details, at least).
But this information should at least give developers a clue regarding how they’ll interact with an upcoming lineup of smartphones.