NOW AVAILABLE: Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7

We are pleased to announce the release of the Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7.  Downloadable here, the new toolkit is helps ease the building Windows Phone 7 applications that use services running on Windows Azure

The toolkit provides you with:

  • Binaries for your Windows Phone 7 applications
  • Project templates to optimize new phone application creation
  • Sample applications in both C# and VB.NET
  • A dependency checker that checks the prerequisites required by the toolkit
  • Setup and configuration documentation, toolkit content review, a getting started walkthrough, and troubleshooting tips

Once you’ve downloaded the toolkit, you can use the phone and compute emulators to quickly get a new phone application running.

Take a look at the following resources for more information and to help you get started: