Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Windows Phone 7 SDK

I reported last week that the Windows Phone 7 SDK includes Visual Studio 2010 express. This is true, the downloader will get those components from the server when you run the web-based download. It is also true however that if one already has Visual Studio 2010 installed, as I have with the Ultimate edition, the installer does not setup the VS2010 part.

This is reassuring but, for people who still have limited bandwidth this may be a problem. Last week I was downloading via my tethered iPhone so I cancelled quickly.

I just installed the SDK on my desktop machine over the DSL line so it was less painful.

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