Silverlight Toolkit for WP7 getting an August-Mango refresh [Developers]

Good news for devs out there, it's just been announced that the Silverlight Toolkit for Windows Phone will be getting a refresh sometime in August.

This will be the Mango SDK 7.1 refresh, giving developers just a few extra weeks to tweak their Silverlight extensions before the Marketplace starts accepting Mango apps. No word on the exact changes the new toolkit will contain, but we bet it will have some goodies in there that devs will want to get their hands on ASAP.

We'll keep you posted if any more info comes our way...

Source: Silverlight Codeplex; via @jeffwilcox

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Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been here covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Microsoft Surface, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics and ran the projectors at movie theaters, which has done absolutely nothing for his career.

  • Fantastic news this, the Silverlight toolkit is very important, it provides some excellent controls where the standard SDK fails, and is Open Source so you can take certain concepts and re-use them in your own apps
  • This!I won't be able to submit any of my apps without this on 22nd of August...