Software Developers Start to Line Up Behind Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has just announced details on the tools developers will need to create third-party software for Windows Phone 7, and also gave a list of companies that have already agreed to start work on apps for this new operating system.

This new operating system will not be able to run software written for Windows Mobile 6.5 because it will require apps to be written in Silverlight, which can be thought of as Microsoft's version of Adobe Flash.

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Alcon Caper3191d ago

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Alcon Caper3191d ago

I'm just in a funk today. Sorry...

frogdefdaa3190d ago

and what's that supposed to do with the news?

are you happy or unhappy with the announcing with Windows mobile 7?

Christopher3190d ago

Meh. These are the people who will put there game everywhere for mobile devices. I wouldn't call this a big win, just the people who pretty much put games out on the previous Windows Mobile OS.

Oh, wait, it's the U.S. and it's Microsoft... Uh... Largest support ever for mobile OS now behind Windows Mobile 7! Don't look it up on the Web to validate it, just trust us!

darkmurder3190d ago

Considering in demo a Twitter app was made in 10 mins Im excited.

Christopher3190d ago (Edited 3190d ago )

That's a testament to Twitter's API, not Microsoft's ingenuity. It's some basic JavaScript that you can cut and paste to build a Twitter App.

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Disturbedrebel3190d ago

Netflix streaming from a Phone, That is awesome

Spinal3189d ago

I for one, owner of an Iphone an the N900...

Cant wait for the Windows Phone 7

I'll have it up on pre-order as soon as. at the moment i cant decide between the Acer model or the LG model which sports an slide out keyboard. The samsung model looks pants imo.